Tag Archives: Sam Neill

Sleeping Dogs (1977)

Not just the movie that kickstarted the New Zealand filmmaking boom and gave the world Sam Neill,¬†Sleeping Dogsis also a wildly entertaining and furiously political action flick which slowly morphs into a kiwi¬†Rambo. Moves like a rollercoaster but rattles on … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Red October (1990)

A muscular procedural thoroughly heightened by McTiernan’s piercing, prowling sense of space as well as Jan de Bont’s remarkable skills with light and shadow. The chess-like plotting and limited locations threaten to become tedious at several points making the film … Continue reading

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