Michael Shannon

Loving Review

Loving is an astonishingly humanist film, one that drops bombast in favour of a cool, concise storyline.

Midnight Special Review

Michael Shannon once again teams with director Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) for a different kind of film, Midnight Special shoots for the stars and hits every one.

99 Homes Review

99 Homes is essentially Wall Street for the era of the U.S. bailout and sub-prime mortgage collapse. An assured return to form for filmmaker Ramin Bahrani that benefits from a wealth of style and tension and a pair of exceptionally matched leading performances.

TIFF 2014: 99 Homes Review

99 Homes Special Presentations Essentially Wall Street for the era of the U.S. bailout and sub-prime mortgage collapse, this assured return to form for filmmaker Ramin Bahrani (Man Push Cart, Goodbye Solo, At Any Price) benefits from a wealth of style and tension and a pair of exceptionally matched leading performances. After being evicted from […]

Man of Steel Review

Although it might be still somewhat of an unsubtle disappointment, Man of Steel offers enough action and promise for the future, particularly from Henry Cavill in the lead and even from Zack Snyder in the director's seat. Still, someone needs to tell Christopher Nolan (and by extension actual hired writer David S. Goyer) to stop putting his very specific and far too serious spin on DC titles.

The Iceman Review

While it might adhere too slavishly to mob movie conventions at times, The Iceman boasts an excellent leading performance from the always great Michael Shannon that makes it worth watching.