Posts Tagged ‘Ben Mendelsohn’

Review: Darkest Hour

— by RON WILKINSON — Gary Oldman comes out swinging as Winston Churchill in this period piece set during four weeks at the outset of World War II. A hard-drinking, cigar-smoking curmudgeon who bullies everyone in sight, he appears to have been put in a position nobody else wanted, that o[...]

Review: Slow West

— by RON WILKINSON — John Maclean’s directorial debut, “Slow West,” is a slow and steady look at love turned deadly. Of course, there is a lot that turns deadly in this gritty New Zealand western. By the end of the film there are more corpses than in Clint Eastwood’s “H[...]