Post Tagged with: "Film Review"

Fake Plastic Pixar and the Battle for Custody of Nostalgia

November 28, 2014 5:00 pm0 comments
Fake Plastic Pixar and the Battle for Custody of Nostalgia

Thursday’s announcement of a fourth Toy Story movie was hardly surprising. For one thing, the third entry – which came out four and a half years ago, if you can believe it – grossed over a billion dollars worldwide, not to mention garnering some of the best reviews of any […]

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Interstellar – Review

November 22, 2014 5:11 pm1 comment
Interstellar – Review

The weight of expectation is interesting.  To look back over the last fifteen years and see just how far Christopher Nolan’s career has come – from shooting a low-budget thriller with his mates in London to fiddling around with $165m – is pretty incredible.  With wildly ambitious and interesting films like […]

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Pride: Review

October 18, 2014 1:55 pm5 comments
Pride: Review

Pride is a film that both breaks your heart and warms it. We are living in an age where gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual rights are at the forefront of the public consciousness. Having recently seen the break through of the legalisation of gay marriage in the United Kingdom and […]

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – A (spoiler free) Review

August 10, 2014 10:01 am1 comment
Jason Clarke stars in Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. What a mouthful. The Matt Reeves directed, Andy Serkis mo-capped, Jason Clarke acted sequel to 2011’s Rupert Wyatt-James Franco lead Rise of the Planet of the Apes is the 8th film in the franchise that stretches back 36 years and includes two television shows. The rebooted […]

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Fight Club: Review

August 4, 2014 12:14 pm0 comments
Fight Club: Review

As a pack of burly, restless men roll their necks and crack their knuckles, Brad Pitt’s Tyler Durdren utters the immortal lines, “The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club…The second rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club.” You […]

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Review: Maleficent (2014)

May 31, 2014 1:02 pm0 comments
Review: Maleficent (2014)

Needless to say, spoiler alert ahead for all those who have yet to see the film. Since seeing the first of the trailers for Maleficent a few months ago, I’ve been beyond excited to see the film. Strange, considering the fact that I found the original Sleeping Beauty film to […]

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The Quiet Ones – Review

April 25, 2014 10:25 am0 comments
The Quiet Ones – Review

Hammer Films rarely produce a horror film that isn’t that scary. The Quiet Ones is the execption to their rule. In a way, however, Hammer Films does succeed in making an okay-ish film, despite its inherent lack of truly ‘jumpy’ moments. Sporting the ‘based on a true story’ tagline that […]

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12 Years A Slave – Review

February 10, 2014 12:03 pm0 comments
12 Years A Slave – Review

Based on the true story and book of the same name, 12 Years a Slave follows Solomon Northup, a free man from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. What follows is twelve hellish years where Solomon experiences violence on an unthinkable scale, when all he wants is […]

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