Post Tagged with: "Cinema"

Brooklyn Review- Is it Worthy of the Oscar Buzz?

November 15, 2015 1:01 pm0 comments
Brooklyn Review- Is it Worthy of the Oscar Buzz?

Adapt from Colm Tóibi’s novel, Brooklyn stars Saoirse Ronan as the lead in this historical period drama, which focuses on the life of an Irish immigrant. Directed by John Crowley. As a huge fan of Saoirse Ronan, I was incredible excited to see this film. Brooklyn centres around the character […]

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Star Wars – Secret Cinema Review *With Choice Spoilers*

July 29, 2015 9:00 am1 comment
Star Wars – Secret Cinema Review *With Choice Spoilers*

Before you get into the main meat of this post, you should know one thing straight up:  When I first got to the secret location of Secret Cinema last night, where the almighty behemoth of a project that is retro cinema from glory days of filmmaking and a total excuse […]

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UK Classic Animation May End U.S. CGI

July 14, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
UK Classic Animation May End U.S. CGI

Buzz about “Song of the Sea”, a new hand drawn animated film resonant of the heyday of Disney, may signal a death blow to CGI produced animated movies in the U.S. The film is being heralded as a cinematic masterpiece. The studio is Irish owned and again distinguishes European moviemaking […]

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Boy with “A Beautiful Mind” Meets Girl: “The Theory of Everything” (2014), a review

April 1, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Boy with “A Beautiful Mind” Meets Girl: “The Theory of Everything” (2014), a review

It’s 1963, and Stephen (Eddie Redmayne) studies cosmology – “like religion for intelligent atheists” – at Cambridge, looking for a single equation to explain everything, a theory about time, a space-time singularity that explains the way the universe appeared. He meets Jane (Felicity Jones) at a party: she studies French […]

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Equalizer vs Tombstones

March 29, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Equalizer vs Tombstones

A Movie Review Stepping up to the plate are two autumn blockbusters, now both on DVD. But which action film should you order? In one corner is Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer”, a modern take on the original series from 80’s, and in the other corner, Liam Neeson’s new gritty thriller “A Walk Among […]

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Scorned Reviewed: Scarred For Life!

March 18, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Scorned Reviewed: Scarred For Life!

Scorned released in 2013 and directed by Mark Jones. Its premise is infidelity and the circumstances that soon surface as an affair progresses. The establishing (opening) shots attempt to demonstrate a strong presence. White text lies on a black backdrop; its content leads to a convincing argument. SMS messages read […]

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What if I forgave myself even though I’d done something I shouldn’t have? Wild Review

March 17, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
What if I forgave myself even though I’d done something I shouldn’t have? Wild Review

Translating Cheryl Strayed’s 2013 sort-of memoir Wild: From lost To Found On The Pacific West Trail to the screen must have been a daunting task for everybody involved; it really isn’t a text that seems like fertile ground for cinematic reinvention, it’s not crying out to be displayed on the […]

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The Best Film You Missed Last Year: Snowpiercer

February 26, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
The Best Film You Missed Last Year: Snowpiercer

  Beware! Spoilers Ahead! It is unlikely many will have managed to catch Snowpiercer due to a disagreement between director Bong Joon-ho and The Weinstein Company which resulted in a minimal release for the film. This is made all the more unfortunate due to the fact that, in my opinion,  Snowpiercer is […]

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