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Spotlight – Tim Robbins

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A cherub faced star with an ability to take on difficult and energetic roles, Tim Robbins has made some blinding performances over the last couple of decades

05.Mystic River (2003)


It took me ages to get into this film, it’s a slow burner but does eventually reward those who wait it out. Robbins plays a pretty sorry character who has some terrible luck, after being sexually abused as a child he’s then suspected of murdering his best friends daughter, an intensely taut coming of age mystery that earned all the actors and director, Clint Eastwood no doubt a lot of worthwhile attention. It’s gritty and Robbins was slick and convincing in his difficult role. 8/10

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