Film Review: Simple Men

Posted on by 5WC in Film

So, for the third day in a row I settled in for another of Empire’s film recommendations. And while their claims of film greatness have so far been hit and miss, with the brilliant What Maisie Knew brought crashing back to earth by the downright bizarre A Field In England, I was prepared to continue believing in their reviews and following their advice.

And so this time, combining their reviews and the availability of the Curzon on demand service, Simple Men, Hal Hartley’s 1992 tale of two brothers on the hunt for their anarchist farther, was given it’s chance to shine. To entertain. To remind me that Empire do, more often than not, know what they are talking about, and create lists of worthwhile films. Read more