Man on a Ledge

Weathered, chiselled, stony, of pleasing proportions but getting trampled all over… No, I’m not talking about the ledge, I’m talking about Sam Worthington, playing Nick Cassidy, the man standing on it. We first meet Nick as he checks into a Manhattan hotel, orders a room-service last supper, wipes down his prints then steps out through… Read More Man on a Ledge

Contraband

Mark Wahlberg dusts off his working-class-hero persona (though it never spends long in storage) to play Chris Farraday, ex-smuggler and ex-con, now happily married family man. Chris is obliged to pull one last funny-money run from Panama to settle a gangster debt incurred by his wife’s stupid younger brother. Will it all go swimmingly? Will… Read More Contraband