State of Play
It was a relief to watch a thriller film where the protagonists aren’t involved in gun or fist fights every ten minutes. It has good pacing and manages to combine contemporary concerns with references back to classic journalism films like All the President’s Men. However its depiction of newspaper writing fails to really be convincing as it often seems to have to many “hold the...
One of the weirdest aspects of this film was that the opening credits are amazing and probably overshadow the entire film. You could probably leave after 15 minutes and have a pretty good idea of what the film is about. For comics fans the film borrows liberally from several different X series and mashes up a reasonable version of the Wolverine soap opera for the screen. The biggest difference...