Hypable Movie Review: ‘Dead Man Down’

The new revenge thriller Dead Man Down opens today and from its advertising promises a no holds barred bloodbath. What the film actually delivers is a slow, moody, character study with a few action set pieces to keep the pace flowing. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing but instead a welcome surprise that manages to entertain despite many obvious flaws.

Hypable TIFF Movie Review: ‘Seven Psychopaths’

Writer-director Martin McDonagh has received numerous accolades as a playwright but it wasn’t until his first theatrical feature In Bruges that he amassed a new following with film lovers. The direct and debonair style of that debut film surprised those who saw it, proving not only that Colin Farrell is a great actor when he wants to be but also introducing McDonagh as a force to be reckoned with in film.