Revival by Stephen King (2014)

Page count: 403 [excluding one page author’s note] Format: Hardcover Publisher: Scribner   When he was only 6-years-old Jamie Morton met Reverend Charlie Jacobs. It was a meeting that would entwine the two men for the rest of their lives. Jacobs was the new preacher in Morton’s small […]

Escape Plan (2013)

Director: Mikael Håfström Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Faran Tahir Other notable appearances: 50 Cent, Amy Ryan, Sam Neill, Vincent D’Onofrio Running time: 115 minutes Watch this if you like: The creeping realisation that some ideas have a use-by date   Ray Breslin (Stallone) is the […]

The Purge (2013)

Director: James DeMonaco Starring: Ethan Hawke, Cersei La- Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane, Edwin Hodge, Rhys Wakefield Other notable appearances: The most twisted legislation ever Running time: 85 minute   James Sandin (Hawke) sells security systems for homes in the year 2022. Business is lucrative due to […]

Nightcrawler (2014)

Director: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed Other notable appearances: Bill Paxton, Ann Cusack Running time: 117 minutes Watch this if you liked: Zodiac, The Fifth Estate   Louis Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is a thief who stumbles into the world of crime journalism in Los Angeles. […]

Let’s Be Cops (2014)

Director: Luke Greenfield Starring: Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans, Nina Dobrev, James D’Arcy Other notable appearances: Rob Riggle, Andy Garcia Running time: 104 minutes (Wait, seriously, IMDb? It seemed SO much longer than that) Watch this if you like: Yawning   Ryan (Johnson) is a has-been football player, injured […]