All The Old Knives

All The Old Knives (2022)

All The Old Knives first published by Sight and Sound, June 2022 Review: Janus Metz’s All The Old Knives takes its title from the 2015 novel by Olen Steinhauer (who also wrote the screenplay) – and if that word ‘old’ promises a throwback to the past, it is referring not just to the reinvestigation of an…

Trek

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

First published by Little White Lies Star Trek Beyond begins with a diplomatic mission gone comically wrong. Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) appears bearing a gift – a relic of an ancient weapon – in a chamber full of aliens, but his hosts misunderstand the Federation’s gesture. Why a weapon? they wonder. If it’s…

Water

Hell Or High Water (2016)

Hell Or High Water first published by Real Crime Magazine “You act as though we’re going to get away with this,” says Toby (Chris Pine). “I’ve never met nobody got away with anything ever,” replies his older brother Tanner (Ben Foster). ‘This’ is a spate of bank robberies that they have been carrying out together across…