The release of 13 Assassins has brought with it the most petrifying and believable villain that has graced our cinema screens in a long time. Now that we have returned to creating characters that will keep you awake at night it is time to lament the passing of some of the most reprehensible humans ever brought to life.
Martin Sheen may have come a long way from the acid-hazed, bloodied-fist waving lunatic that he was in Saigon but he is still a powerful actor. From the very first scene he pulls us in a makes us believe that he is that person on screen; and he does it with so little effort! This movie may seem like a massive love-in between father Martin Sheen and son Emilio Estévez, and it is, but it is so much more.
Jack Black is attempting a serious role?! About time.
An alternative to walking on sticky floors and having the equivalent of Marge Simpson sit in front of you