Tagged: Niels Arden Oplev


The Good The Bad The UglyThis week on the show Dave, Nick, Adam and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Dead Man Down‘, ‘Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds Alive On Stage! The New Generation’, ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ and ‘The Hangover Part III’. This episode also features interviews with Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips, Ken Jeong, Zach Galifianakis, Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Niels Arden Oplev. The boys also take a look at what cult movies you need to see as they celebrate the launch of Cultrastrophe on Friday nights at Cinema Nova.


Dead Man Down

Summary: Dead Man Down is an action thriller that stars Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace as two strangers whose mutual desire for revenge draws them together and triggers an escalating trail of mayhem. The film, which also stars Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard and Dominic Cooper, marks the American theatrical debut of director Niels Arden Oplev (the original ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’).

Year: 2013

Australian Cinema Release Date: 23rd May, 2013

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: USA

Director: Niels Arden Oplev

Screenwriter: J.H. Wyman

Cast: F. Murray Abraham (Gregor), Armad Assante (Lon Gordon), Stu Bennett (Kilroy), James Biberi (Ilir), John Cenatiempo (Charles), Dominc Cooper (Darcy), Luis Da Silva Jnr. (Terry), Beata Dalton (Anka), Colin Farrell (Victor), Franky G (Luco), Stephen Hill (Roland), Terrence Howard (Alphonse), Myles Humphus (Lance), Isabelle Huppert (Valentine Louzon), Maria Laboy (Matilde), Jennifer Mudge (Florence), Declan Mulvey (Goff), Ante Novakovic (Peter), Kresh Novakovic (Carl), Accalia Quintana (Delphine), Noomi Rapace (Beatrice), Saul Stein (Andras), Andrew Stewart-Jones (Harry), Aaron Vexler (Paul), Heather Walker (Lise), Roy James Wilson (Blotto), William Zielinski (Alex)

Runtime: 117 mins



David Griffiths: Stars(3)

Please check Dave’s review of ‘Dead Man Down’ that is available on The Helium Entertainment Channel.

Greg King: Stars(2.5)

Please check Dave’s review of ‘Dead Man Down’ that is available on The Good The Bad The Ugly Podcast

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(3)

IMDB Rating:Dead Man Down (2013) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘Dead Man Down′: Check Episode #33 (available late on 23rd May) of our The Good The Bad The Ugly Podcast for a more in-depth review of ‘Dead Man Down’.