Haywire is definitely a spy thriller, just one that leans a little closer to the restrained Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy than the Salt-y adrenaline-pumping variety the advertising might lead you to believe.  Sure, it has plenty of hand-to-hand combat and car chases, it’s just done in a way that brings more focus to authenticity than … Continue reading

B-Movie Awesomeness: Near Dark

I’ve been meaning to get around to some of Kathryn Bigelow’s older movies since seeing The Hurt Locker way back over the summer.  She has been quite the genre hopper over the years, making good movies that are quite different from one another.  I’ve been particularly impressed with her work in Point Break (action/adventure), Strange Days … Continue reading