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: FLIGHT, from Built For Speed

What starts as a an air crash thriller with Denzel Washington seemingly the heroic pilot, turns into a searing drama about guilt, responsibility, faith, fate and the vice-like grip of alcoholism. Denzel plays the highly experienced airline pilot “Whip” Whittaker who finds himself flying a malfunctioning plane that looks set to nose-dive into the earth.  After he pulls an astonishing

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