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The Firm (9/10)

One of my favorite Alan Clarke films. The Firm is a 70 minute beating. It's brutal. If you've seen other Clarke films, you know that he always casts at least one ultra badass character that nobody wants to mess with. And in this film, it's no different. Gary Oldman stars as "Bexie", the lead member of the Firm. The premise…
Jeff Finley
January 12, 2006
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Elephant – 6/10

Not to be confused with the Gus Van Sant film of the same name , Alan Clarke directed this mostly experimental film in 1989. At only 39 minutes, Elephant is a quick one. There is no music and almost no dialogue. This film is mainly about the random killings in Northern Ireland. I know nothing about them, so I can't…
Jeff Finley
January 10, 2006