Play Me the Joker – Leave Bane Be.

July 22, 2012 5:44 pm0 comments
Play Me the Joker – Leave Bane Be.

Batman is perhaps the most admired superhero of all time. He has enchanted not only his true supporters, who read and collect comics, but also a huge mass of movie-goers. Thanks to film lovers everywhere, The Dark Knight is one of the most successful movies of all time and with […]

Read more ›

The Dark Knight Rises – Film Review

2:27 pm0 comments
The Dark Knight Rises – Film Review

I excitedly booked my ticket for opening night a week early. The poster proudly displayed a multitude of five star ratings etched across the distinctive mask of Bane, further confirming what we already suspected: the film would be fantastic. This view was not shared by Daily Mail critic Chris Tookey, who […]

Read more ›

Die Hard 5: A Step Too Far?

July 13, 2012 7:51 pm0 comments
Die Hard 5: A Step Too Far?

Principal Photography recently started in earnest on the latest instalment of the Die Hard film franchise. This latest blockbuster movie, A Good Day to Die Hard, released in 2013, comes twenty-four years after the original. Bruce Willis will once again don the white vest and attempt to foil some kind […]

Read more ›

I Wanna ROCK!

July 12, 2012 3:36 pm0 comments
I Wanna ROCK!

Yes! The smash hit musical Rock of Ages finally came to cinemas on June 2nd and I had been eagerly awaiting its arrival ever since I saw a sneak peak trailer last Christmas. Why wouldn’t you be excited? The cast was enough for me: Catherine Zeta-Jones! Mary J Blige! Malin Ackerman! Alec Baldwin […]

Read more ›

Review: My Week With Marilyn

July 10, 2012 6:46 pm0 comments
Review: My Week With Marilyn

Set in the summer of 1956, the young graduate Colin Clark dreams of finding a job in the film industry so decides to leave the safety of his parents’ home to embark on an adventurous journey to London, not knowing where destiny will take him. Against the odds, he lands […]

Read more ›

Hollywood Recycled And Rebooted!

July 1, 2012 6:24 pm1 comment
Hollywood Recycled And Rebooted!

Back in the 90s I was hoping and praying for films like Transformers and X-Men to be created. Fast forward to the year 2000 and one of my wishes was granted. Yep I got that X-Men film that I wanted but without the yellow spandex (the yellow spandex would have been […]

Read more ›

Painting a Prettier Picture with Fewer Colours

June 30, 2012 12:11 pm0 comments
Painting a Prettier Picture with Fewer Colours

The final year of my degree commences in September, I’m supposed to have at the very least, an understanding of how to make films. Scratch that, how to make good films. However, as I’m sat here going through the preliminary stages of research into my dissertation, I can honestly say […]

Read more ›

Why Batman Is One Of The Most Successful Superheroes

June 28, 2012 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Batman Is One Of The Most Successful Superheroes

Batman is without a doubt one of the most famous super-heroes of all time. His position in pop-culture strengthens year by year, in spite of the fact the character was created more than seventy years ago. The questions is: how did such a creature become admired by so many? Bruce […]

Read more ›