Last week, the big thriller release was Untraceable. That promised something different and smart but, around 60 minutes in, fell apart as it fell into predictability.
Happiness is only real when it’s shared. Well, in the long-term many of us might agree, but Christopher McCandless didn’t and so his journey to Alsaka began.
So many films focusing on serial killers look at their aftermath and how they are caught, but there are very few character studies from their perspective, especially out of Hollywood.
The Good Shepherd is a worthy film. You can tell this by the subject matter: a fictionalised account of the forming of the Central Intelligence Agency.