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Rachel Weisz and Adrien Brody in The Brothers Bloom

The Brothers Bloom DVD Review

2009, Optimum Home Entertainment Director: Rian Johnson Cast: Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Robbie Coltrane, Rinko Kikuchi Script: Rian Johnson You have to admire writer/director Rian Johnson’s propensity for overreaching. His first movie, Brick, was a high school murder mystery which channelled the noir sensibilities of Hammett and Chandler, and even if its askew […]

The Disappearance of Alice Creed - Gemma Arterton

The Disappearance of Alice Creed Film Review

2009 Director, Writer: J Blakeson Cast: Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan Like criminals Vic and Danny upon the unsuspecting Alice, The Disappearance of Alice Creed creeps up on its unsuspecting audience. Director J Blakeson’s low budget debut opens with two nondescript males (Eddie Marsan and Martin Compston) silently shopping for tools, lining the inside […]