Film review: THE EQUALIZER

The Equalizer is yet another film which revels in a mass-murdering vigilante’s psychopathic behaviour then tries to justify that behaviour by giving it a patina of paternalistic righteousness and by suggesting it’s all necessary to clean up the mean streets.  In other words it’s offensive right-wing clap trap. Based loosely on the 1980’s TV show which starred Edward Woodward as

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Film review: KICK-ASS 2, from Built For Speed

In a world full of noble, philosophical super-hero movies, 2010’s obscene, ultra-violent super-hero parody Kick Ass was a welcome shock to the system. Featuring Aaron Taylor-Johnson as the superbly nerdy Dave Lizewski aka clutzy crime fighting fan-boy Kick Ass and his idols, foul mouthed pre-teen super-heroine Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) and her killing-machine father Big Daddy (Nicolas Cage), Kick

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