Tag Archive: Robbery


Haiku Review: Drive (2011)

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Christina Hendricks & Ron Perlman
Screenplay by Hossein Amini
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

A Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a criminal wheelman takes on a dangerous job to protect his neighbor and her son.


This ride suffers from
a laborious pace and
a cheeseball soundtrack.

Grade: B-


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
Drive is now playing in theaters nationwide.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0780504/

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Marie Windsor & Ted DeCorsia
Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick
Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick’s time-shuffling account of an ambitious racetrack robbery.


Thank this noir classic:
without it, there would have been
no Reservoir Dogs.

Grade: A-


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
The Criterion Collection of Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049406/