Barry Pepper

Bloody and blackly humourous.
The great surprise of True Grit, the new film by Joel and Ethan Coen, is that the famously obtuse siblings play it straight. In adapting Charles Portis’ 1968 novel, as opposed to remaking Henry Hathaway’s 1969 film, the Coens have made a film...
Too many echoes of Private Ryan
Flags Of Our Fathers is an epic World War II collaboration between director Clint Eastwood, producer Steven Spielberg and writer Paul Haggis, who penned Oscar winners Crash and Million Dollar Baby. With a pedigree like that, expectations were...
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is a Western. It is also the directorial debut of Hollywood star and great American actor Tommy Lee Jones (The Fugitive, The Executioner's Song, Under Seige, The Missing)....
A new low for Travolta.
Yes, it's one of those films where villains utter a puerile line and then throw their heads back and guffaw phonily. It's the year 3000 and earth has been colonised by creatures from the planet Psychlo, Terl (John Travolta) is the Security Chief...