Today: April 17, 2024

David Watson

David Watson is a screenwriter, journalist and 'manny' who, depending on time of day and alcohol intake could be described as a likeable misanthrope or a carnaptious bampot. He loves about 96% of you but there's at least 4% he'd definitely eat in the event of a plane crash. Email:

Den of Thieves

You may be able to take the boy out of Paisley, but taking Paisley out of the boy proves harder. So it’s refreshing to see Gerard Butler back to his badass best
February 6, 2018

The Iceman

The killer is huge, 6’4 1/2″, 300 pounds of hard muscle running to fat.  Dark, almost black, eyes stare implacably at you from under heavy, sleepy lids.  There’s no mercy, no feeling
June 2, 2013


In a shabby, nameless, seaside town the brutal murder of a 12-year-old girl has dark consequences for cop brothers Joe (Paul Bettany) and Chrissie Fairbairn (Stephen Graham).  After finding voyeuristic photos of
May 28, 2013


Forget the teen angst of the Twilight saga’s emasculated sparkle fairies or the curiously sexless (despite being clad in sprayed-on rubber!) werewolf-battling Matrix-rejects of the Underworld series – vampire tales are all about sex!  And not the
May 26, 2013

The Hangover Part 3

Don’t you find humour is such an over-rated quality in comedy?  Thank God then for Todd Phillips who’s managed to free us from the tyranny of laughter, nailing the coffin lid down
May 23, 2013

The Liability

A swaggering, immature waster and petty criminal, Adam (Jack O’Connell) is the titular ‘liability.’  After crashing his gangster stepfather Peter’s (Peter Mullan) car, Adam is forced to take on a little job
May 13, 2013

Upstream Color

Sundance London Review  Imagine for a moment gentle reader that you’re on holiday.  You’re on holiday in Switzerland.  You’re having a rare old time; it’s a veritable non-stop orgy of yodelling, fondue
May 13, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness (3D)

***Spoiler Free*** Before this review boldly goes where few others are likely to go given the near universal wave of critical love the film is currently surfing, it’s important to note that
May 6, 2013

Dead Man Down

Slick crime boss Alphonse (Terrence Howard) isn’t having the best of days.  Someone is playing mind games with him, sending him cryptic threats, and now his most trusted men are turning up
April 30, 2013


When mild-mannered paper maker Liu Jinxi (Donnie Yen) intervenes during the robbery of the village general store by two notorious bandits he arouses the suspicions of inquisitive detective Xu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) who’s
April 30, 2013
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