Bronson

Bronson (2008)

Bronson first published by Little White Lies, 20th Feb 2009 “You’re a very sweet man, Charlie,” says Irene (Kelly Adams), “but you’ve got no ambition.” It is hard to know whether to agree or disagree with Irene’s assertions. Charlie (Tom Hardy) may be blessed with a roguish grin and a charismatic naïveté, but he is…

The Year of the Dog

The Year of the Dog (2022)

When we first meet Matt (Rob Grabow), he is at rock bottom. Having been arrested 48 hours earlier for drunk and disorderly behaviour (he punched a bartender), Matt is released from the police lockup at night, and doubles over with delirium tremens on the station’s outdoor stairs. Such withdrawal, Matt says in voiceover, is “like…