★✰✰✰✰ Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson stars in this woefully constructed thriller about a criminal turned cop following in his murdered father’s footsteps as the attack dog of NYPD’s most corrupt cops.
★★★★★ Three all American kids race for pole position in the fierce World Karting Association championships to secure a name for themselves as potential NASCAR drivers of the future.
★★★✰✰ This portrait of the renowned photographer enhances the Corbijn brand, but ultimately adds nothing.
★★★✰✰ The Sweeney follows the Metropolitan Police’s tough Flying Squad as they use often illegal methods to capture armed robbers across the city.
★★★★★ Les Enfants Du Paradis is quite possibly Marcel Carné’s finest work, made during France’s darkest hour in history.
★★★✰✰ Esan Sivalingam directs Curse (Pulau Hantu), a horror about small group of unwilling soldiers called to do their national duty for two weeks.
★★★★✰ Tom Hardy and Shia LeBeouf star in Lawless, a tense tale of crime and revenge set in the prohibition era
★★★✰✰ Mel Gibson plays detective Thomas Craven in Martin Campbell’s Edge of Darkness, ending Gibson’s eight year hiatus from taking a lead role.
★★★✰✰ We review action-fantasy flick Immortals, starring Henry Cavill as mythical hero Theseus.
★★✰✰✰ Unpleasantness drips from every scene in action sci-fi thriller Dredd 3D, starring Karl Urban as the infamous Judge Dredd
★★★★★ We review Bela Tarr’s last film The Turin Horse, a haunting masterpiece about disintegration and death.
★★★★★ Gone in Sixty Seconds, directed by Dominic Sena and starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie and Giovanni Ribisi, provides thrills and spills.
★★★★✰ Johnny Depp and Ricki Lake star in Cry-Baby. Directed by John Waters, the film is a parody of America’s musical romances.
★★★★✰ Mel Gibson proves there’s life in the old dog yet as he stars in action-comedy Get the Gringo
★✰✰✰✰ A happy couple must battle to enjoy their day when zombies harass a wedding in Paca Plaza’s Rec: Genesis.