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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Another film that I was slow in seeing - another happy iTunes rental tucked away!

Holy cow, did I love this one!  Sure, using a prostitute-nice girl as kindling for change is a tired and worn trope.  But everything that came after was great.  I wonder where writers come up for some of the clever things they make these ultra-secret-ex-spies do.  It's fantastic.  I've loved these stories since Sidney Sheldon in the 80s and I still love them now.  It's nice to see a film like The Equalizer put some life into it.  Incidentally, I loved the way it was shot.  Dark and intimate.  Not gritty or over 'shopped, nothing like that.  Real cinematographers know how to work with light without too much post.  It showed well in this one!


Wolf Hall - Best. Period. Drama. To. Date.

Wolf Hall - Best. Period. Drama. To. Date.

Kingsmen - The Secret Service

Kingsmen - The Secret Service