Film Review: Swordfish (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A secretive renegade counter-terrorist co-opts the world’s greatest hacker (who is trying to stay clean) to steal billions in US Government dirty money. REVIEW: Easily one of John Travolta’s greatest roles, “Swordfish” is a collective of great talent, cinematography, script and slick acting. That memorable opening with the Tarantino-like monolog which quickly moves into a hostage-bomb segment ending badly to the glory of some really cool visual FX. “Swordfish” was alot of things to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killing Them Softly (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. REVIEW: “Killing Them Softly” is a 2012 crime thriller directed by Andrew Dominik. The film features a handful of gangster regulars who add a firm helping of action and mob-style tactics “to and during” the current 2012 election cycle. In fact, the film begins with a billboard of … Continue reading

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