Thoughtfully Intriguing Cured an Emotionally Muted Zombie What-If Scenario The Maze Virus devastated Ireland. Spreading quickly, the infected almost instantaneously transformed into bloodthirsty killers who consumed the flesh of their intended victims. After much carnage and bloodshed, the Irish military was able to round up all of the surviving infected, putting them in a maximum […]
There is a nascent nasty streak running through Midnighters that’s as hard-boiled as it is cutthroat, and it’s easy to imagine golden age stars of yesterday like Dana Andrews, Ida Lupino, Gloria Grahame or Richard Widmark in any of the central roles the two Ramsay bothers have created to reside within this particular moralistic cinematic quagmire.
Red Sparrow likely won’t jump start a new franchise, the ugly, harshly repugnant nature of things not going to sit well with a great many members of the audience, yet I still find I liked it all the same. This is a thriller I’ll be thinking about for some time to come, and I have this sneaky suspicion I’m going to be taking a second look at it sooner rather than later.