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SLOW HORSES (2022): Hello, Thrilling Chase…

Why aren’t there more movies with chase sequences as long and satisfying as Mel Gibson’s Apocalyto (2006? I often wonder about this and the answer is probably the same as the reason there aren’t enough films with the unexpectedly masterful execution of Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (2019); it’s incredibly hard to do.

I say all the above as a big fan of the following clip from Apple TV+’s latest drama/thriller series, Slow Horses.

Starring Jack Lowden, Kristin Scott Thomas and Gary Oldman, the story’s focus on a team of British intelligence agents is intriguing enough. Especially considering that said team serve as a dumping ground department of MI5, thanks to their career-ending mistakes.

Nevertheless, it’s roughly 1.5 months since I saw the above clip, and I still haven’t watched beyond these 20+ minutes.

There are several reasons I’ve been unhurried about committing to Slow Horses. They include the non-film-related things keeping me busy. Also, I am a person for whom a thrilling chase sequence is one of the most fun events a film can have. Remember how exciting all the running in Apocalyto was?

I’d hate to start watching Slow Horses, only to stop because I’m not getting enough of that which had me hooked in the first place; the thrilling chase.

The cast is undoubtedly great, and with clever pacing, great dialogue and more, I may well have a good time, should I decide to surrender; something I may have done more readily had the last 12 minutes of the above clip not caught me off guard.

Finally learning patience and the right mood arising may help get me there. Or, I could be that millennial/ Tik Tok generation type. You know, the ones who are having more and more trouble enduring footage that can’t be categorised as ‘a clip.’ How scary.

Have you seen Slow Horses? Which movie features your favourite chase sequence?

Happy Clip Loving.


ENGLAND IS MINE (2017): New Trailer For Steven Patrick Morrissey Biography Starring Jessica Brown Findlay, Jodie Comer, Jack Lowden…

England Is Mine (2017), Jack Lowden
England Is Mine (2017), Jack Lowden

England Is Mine is the new Mark Gill directed biopic about musician Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970’s Manchester. The film introduces us to Morriessey before he became lead singer of seminal 80’s band The Smiths. Jessica Brown Findlay, Jodie Comer and Jack Lowden star…

I’m not exactly a Morrisey fan but I do know who he is. I also know that he has a certain level of ‘self confidence’ which, as this trailer suggests could prove entertaining. In other words, I’m curious about Morrissey’s character. Perhaps I’ll also discover new music I like.

England Is Mine Release Dates: August 4th, 2017 (UK); 2017 (US)…

Happy Film Loving