That’ll do, Max. That’ll do.
Nostalgic for the good old days of The Goonies and Close Encounters of the Third Kind? Never fret – JJ Abrams has written a love letter to Steven Spielberg that sprinkles the ‘only kids can truly understand’ formula with a dusting of real monster magic. Old-timers will breathe a sigh of relief, new bloods will wish they lived in a time when you biked to visit your friend just next door, fabrics came in seven hot variations of ‘mustard’ and cool kids had walkie talkies not iPhones.
Hobo with a Shotgun (UK cinema release July 15) is a grindhouse tour de force starring Rutger Hauer as a hobo cleaning up the streets of Grimetown with a shotgun. Director Jason Eisener talks to us about bears, sharks, Rutger Hauer, exploitation movies and remarkably fresh socks.
Games to films: Lighthearted courtroom comedy from the auteur director best-known for making Hostel look like Hotel for Dogs