Killing Them Softly gets a bad rap from a fellow filmmaker.  
Rachel Ward loathed Andrew Dominik's gangster movie Killing Them Softly, recoiling at its nastiness towards women and the “horrible, vindictive, misogynistic language”. Ordinarily it might be a case of so what? Rachel is entitled to her ...
Brad Pitt has reunited with Australian director Andrew Dominik for another crime film.
What mid-life crisis? If the contrary combination of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Babel and the Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading hinted that Brad Pitt was coming good in his forties, then this year's strong back-to-back performances in T...
Superhero send-up fails to match Ferrell's talent.
The best thing about Megamind, that is, apart from the gee-wiz-wasn’t-that-a-cool-move animation, is Will Ferrell’s voice. Shrill, soothing, passive-aggressive and always over-confident, Ferrell’s Megamind is a masterpiece of voice-work. Setting...
Pitt's veteran performance sparks winning treatment.
During Moneyball, director Bennett Miller (Capote) repeatedly shoots his leading man, Brad Pitt, in tight close-ups. The actor’s familiar face, once blissfully handsome, now has character – i.e. signs of ageing – and framed from chine to forehead...
A brave and brilliant film.
Fight Club has a number of seductive ingredients in it – there's the obvious one, Brad Pitt, but there's also director David Fincher. Where do you begin with this film? With the controversy or with it? I'm going for it.