Retro Review: ‘Pulp Fiction’

Read on as Shotgun Critic explores some gems and turds of cinematic yesteryear. Rediscover a forgotten classic through fresh eyes, or see how time has worn away the polish on your favourite childhood movies. Join us. When it comes to career-defining films, it was Quentin Tarantino’s second work, ‘Pulp Fiction’ that has arguably defined the [...]

Review: ‘Looper’

Everything about ‘Looper’ feels big. It starts with a great premise: in the future, the mob uses illegal time travel technology to whisk their targets back to the past, where hitmen known as loopers knock them off. Joe, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt (‘Inception’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’) is one such looper, who learns that his [...]

Review: ‘The Expendables 2’

Oh, look, Sly – you did okay here. The first movie was a dog and, I mean, this one is too—but if that first one was a greying and humourless pit bull, this one’s more like a yappy schnauzer or a chubby corgi. All of this is to say, ‘The Expendables 2’ isn’t awful; it’s [...]