Keen surfer, Nancy, is trapped only 200 metres from the shore of an isolated beach when a great white shark starts hunting her as the tide begins to rise.
Oliver Stone’s Savages meshed two cinematic worlds together - gritty and unfiltered with a slick big-budget Hollywood finish. Pushing the gratuitous shirtless beach scenes with lead stars Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Taylor-Johnson onto the social media sphere was a clever move by Universal; Savages was one of the most openly sexual mainstream films I’ve seen in a long time, proudly flying the flag of polygamy in the faces of the (most-likely) couples flocking to see it. Sure, it takes balls to do that, Savages rarely does things in halves, but is it any good?
Ben Affleck has returned to create a masterful heist movie which he wrote, directed and starred in. From the action scenes to the gripping story this is compelling viewing.