Movie Reviews

American Hustle

American Hustle
22/1/2014   Director: David O. Russell Writers: Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner American Hustle has everything going for it: a star-studded cast, a talented director and has earned itself a number...

Saving Mr Banks

Saving Mr Banks
21/01/2014   Director: John Lee Hancock (the Alamo, a Perfect World, the Blind Side) Writers: Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell Although it’s quiet in the cinema, the audience is alive with raw emotion whilst watching Saving Mr Banks. It’s a thrill to...

Exiles

Exiles
6/1/2014 Director: Tommy Bertelsen Writer: Troian Bellisario Starring: Troian Bellisario and Shane Coffey This short film, running at only 24 minutes, is a reimagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Now before you slam the door in my face and yell: “Oh, God! Not another!” just continue...

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6/1/2014 Director: Peter Jackson Writers: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philipa Boyens and Guillermo del Toro Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellan, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lily, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, Luke Evans and the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch.   The highly anticipated sequel to...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Director: Francis Lawrence Writers: Simon Beaufoy and Michael Arndt Based on: Novel by Suzanne Collins Starring: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy) Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Sam Clafin...

Movie Articles

Did you miss....Wasted on the Young?

Did you miss....Wasted on the Young?
15/3/2014 Welcome to the first Did You Miss article! I’ll be taking some hidden gems from recent years that might have been overlooked for whatever reason, be it poor marketing, an overshadowing behemoth of a competing release or even a misunderstood quality that was hidden under the often...

Top 10 Movies of 2013 - Fan Votes

Top 10 Movies of 2013 - Fan Votes
30/1/2014   2013 was a fantastic year for cinema. We had sequels upon sequels from really successful franchises like The Hunger Games, Iron Man and The Hobbit as well as standalone films that made you marvel at your screens, I’m looking at you Now You See Me! Drama, comedy, fantasy, action –...

Top 10 'Die Hard' Scenario Movies

Top 10 'Die Hard' Scenario Movies
Given the recent release of White House Down, the ‘Die Hard in the White House’ movie I reviewed this week, it seemed a good time to talk about Die Hard Scenario movies. The ‘Die Hard in/on an…’ cinema trope is one of my absolute favourites. I define it thusly: the lone wolf hero, hidden in the...

The Top 5 Worst Comic Book Movies

The Top 5 Worst Comic Book Movies
21/04/2013 With so many awesome comic related movies coming out this year such as Ironman 3, The Wolverine and Man of Steel, I thought I would share some of the less phenomenal comic book movies that have previously hit the big screen, well mostly hit the big screen. Some movies that you would...

Dragonball: The Path to Power

Dragonball: The Path to Power
21/03/13  With March 30th drawing ever closer we are also closer to the first animated theatrical release of Dragon Ball in 17 years, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods.  Man, does that make me feel old! To commemorate this momentous occasion I have decided to revisit the Dragon Ball movie...