A former cop, Matt Scudder (Liam Neeson) provides private eye services to those in need. Consequently, he is asked by a shady drug dealer to find the people responsible for the kidnap and apparent murder of his wife. After some reluctance, Scudder eventually takes the job before slowly unravelling a larger web of secrets connected to the men responsible. Not the most noteworthy Liam Neeson release of recent years but certainly something a little different than most. It’s worth noting that A Walk Among the Tombstones is currently streaming on Netflix.
In this second edition of Western Wednesday, more spaghetti western flicks will be under the microscope, this time, however, they will all be spearheaded by the infamous Lee Van Cleef, one of the most iconic and standout spaghetti western stars of all time. Three cult classics, all released in 1967, will be under review. As with every article and review on the website, this entire series will be spoiler-free.
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In this new feature to the website, Western Wednesday will aim to provide short and simple reviews for western films that have been released in recent times – all stemming from various different subgenres. In this first edition, three spaghetti western themed flicks will be under the microscope, all featuring the infamous Django character, ranging from 1966 to 1971 in terms of release, with some being far more iconic than others. As with every article and review on the website, this entire series will be spoiler-free.
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A mysterious force knocks the moon from its intended orbit around Earth and directs it on a collision course to change life as we know it. With very little time to act before the impact will potentially annihilate the Earth’s population, Jocinda Fowler (Halle Berry), Brian Harper (Patrick Wilson) and KC Houseman (John Bradley) undertake a last-ditch mission into space to save civilisation. Overall, very watchable but not something that will need revisiting anytime soon. It’s worth noting that Moonfall is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
When the determined but bitter and equally as stubborn barrister, Sir Wilfrid Robarts (Charles Laughton), returns to his office in London after recovering from a heart attack, he finds himself defending a new client, Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power), in his much-publicised murder trial that seemingly has twists and turns around almost every corner. To many people this is one of the finest courtroom drama’s to have been released and I’d not argue against that.
Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) is a hired enforcer that has been tasked with restoring order after a group of chancers decide to rob a highly protected poker game between local gangsters, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. Criticised by many critics as being long winded and slow in nature, Killing Them Softly is in my opinion, an underrated flick that is more than worthy of a watch. It’s worth noting that Killing Them Softly is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.