Author: Simon Mercep

Dark Ride – and a challenge for you

The Girl on the Train. Alcoholism. Betrayal. Deceit. Misogyny. Mental Instability. Violence. It’s a dark brew, is this grim but compelling thriller, The Girl on the Train. It’s director Tate Taylor’s take on the book of the same name by…

The Magnificent Seven: not a classic, when it needed to be

There’s a lot riding on the horseflesh of this Western. It’s a remake of the 1960 American film The Magnificent Seven, which was itself a remake of a 1954 Japanese film, The Seven Samurai, crafted by the great director Akira…