Yours

The World Is Yours (Le monde est à toi) (2018)

The World Is Yours (Le monde est à toi) first published by EyeforFilm If the title of this comedy crime caper from director/co-writer Romain Gavras (Our Day Will Come, 2010) is suggestive of grand ambitions (or of the videogame sequel to the 1983 film Scarface) , its portly protagonist Farès (Karim Leklou) has set his…

Trust

The Trust (2016)

First published by RealCrime Magazine Brothers Ben and Alex Bewer’s collaborative feature debut The Trust both opens and closes with the Knights’ 1968 instrumental track Tipping Strings – its brassy, bombastic funk setting an ironising tone for the moral descent that the rest of the film will track with escalating intensity. Initially and ultimately, The…

Hello Carter (2013)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks A man in a suit is rolled into a foetal ball on the cold bitumen of a London street. This is Carter (Charlie Cox), and a rewind to 18 and a half hours earlier reveals how he came to be in this predicament. In fact the morning before this…