Batman: Heart of Hush (2009) by Paul Dini & Dustin Nguyen

I wasn’t a huge fan of Hush. I found Hearts of Hush to lack even the charm of Hush. It certainly carried on the trend of convoluted but meaningless plots and inconsistent characterisations though. Some really interesting ideas at play (really liked the idea to Hush’s storyline here), but they’re all developed so poorly. The…

Argo (2012)

By far my favourite of the three Affleck films currently out. It’s fantastic. It doesn’t adhere as closely to history as I’d like, but as a film in its own right, it’s absolutely a triumph. Affleck gets better at directing tension with every film; I thought The Town had excellently crafted tense scenes and tense…

Gone Baby Gone (2007)

Affleck proves himself a more than capable director here. It starts out as a child-abduction mystery film (something I personally don’t enjoy, but can recognise when executed well, as was the case here), but later morphs into a more interesting look at parenting, and family relationships. The genre conventions tick through in a pretty workmanlike…

The Town (2010)

Affleck proves himself a very capable director with this really strong crime drama. It’s certainly not original, but it’s executed at high enough level of competency that I certainly didn’t mind. The cast is great, the action is directed really well, it’s paced tightly…it all works well. The alternate ending is less unoriginal, and more…