Gunpowder Milkshake

On John Wick’s family tree, another bloody branch. Except that this is delivered without a hint of conviction, the result of some presumed mandate for “heart” to offset all the gunplay. Those hopeful that the industry reaction might manifest as a spate of taut action pieces undergirded by intensive martial-arts-informed stunt work were ultimately disappointed to find that the bastard offspring focused instead on the more easily replicable elements of the original winning formula. Navot Papushado’s Gunpowder Milkshake demonstrates deeper commitment than most to hand-to-hand action, yielding two memorable and…

A Brixton Tale

But his background and race make him easy to manipulate and, unfortunately, envisioning him as a typical product of violence and hooliganism is all too easy. His desire to show himself as a roadman becomes critical in the film’s latter half. A Brixton Tale Review by Leslie Byron Pitt @Afrofilmviewer Share this Directed by Bertrand Desrochers Darragh Carey Starring Barney Harris Lily Newmark Michael Maloney Anticipation. When he asks why Leah never invites him round to her house, the supposed hidden answer is obvious. In watching Leah’s cosy suburban home…

Everything we know about Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza

In the States, the public won’t have to wait long to drink in another PTA period piece: according to an official statement “MGM (via United Artists) will open Licorice Pizza in limited release November 26. Share this Words Charles Bramesco @intothecrevasse Share this Share this Though it looked for a moment like the pesky pandemic that just refuses to end would preempt a lot of the cinema programming for the remainder of the year, many distributors are holding fast to their scheduling plans and moving forward with caution. Situating another…