[Movie Review] The Stepfather

Starring: Terry O’Quinn, Shelley Hack, Jill Schoelen, Charles Lanyer Director: Joseph Ruben Genre: Thriller Cert: 18 Released: 1987 You think you know someone? You might think twice after viewing Joseph Ruben’s (“Sleeping with the Enemy”, “The Good Son”, “Money Train”) low-budget thriller, “The Stepfather”. Released to little acclaim (it grossed $2.5m in 1987), this B-movie […]

[Movie Review] The Cooler

Starring: William H Macy, Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Daniel J Nascarella, Ron Livingston Director: Wayne Kramer Genre: Drama Cert: 18 Released: 2003 Did they ever exist? Is the concept of “coolers” a clever invention of Hollywood? Are coolers about as real as Godzilla, the Blair Witch or a good Kevin Costner movie? Well if so, […]

[Movie Review] How to Kill Your Neighbour's Dog

Starring: Kenneth Brannagh, Robin Wright Penn, David Krumholtz, Lynn Redgrave Director: Michael Kalesniko Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2000 I almost always expect Kenneth Brannagh to be donning a dodgy middle-ages moustache or flowery blouse whenever I see him on screen. His fascination with Shakespeare has been the bedrock of his career with successful productions […]