Articles by: deanwest
TV Journalism graduate from Middlesex University now living in Kent. Outside of my full time job, I write movie reviews. Some go here, some go elsewhere.

R.I.P.D – A Review

September 6, 2013 1:19 pm0 comments
R.I.P.D – A Review

‘R.I.P.D’ is a bit like a cross between ‘Ghost Busters’ and ‘Men in Black’. It is one of the most uniquely interesting films of the year. Detectives Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) and Bobby Hayes (Kevin Bacon) stole a chest full of gold during a raid but Walker begins to regret […]

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We’re the Millers – A Review

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We’re the Millers – A Review

There aren’t many films where the blooper-reel is funnier than the final product. ‘We’re the Millers’ directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, of ‘Dodgeball’ fame, is a swing and a miss comedy that tries to blend all the raunchiness of ‘The Hangover’ with traditional family sitcom style comedy. Low level marijuana […]

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Kick Ass 2 – A Review

September 3, 2013 11:32 pm0 comments
Kick Ass 2 – A Review

In a comic book film heavy summer, ‘Kick Ass 2’ is the next to have a go. It lacks all the seriousness of ‘Man of Steel’ and ‘The Wolverine’ but a comic book film with a strong focus on comedy seems a refreshing idea. The first Kick Ass movie finished […]

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The Lone Ranger – A Review

August 30, 2013 2:54 pm0 comments
The Lone Ranger – A Review

Reportedly, Disney had lost faith in ‘The Lone Ranger’ during the production stages. Despite having Johnny Depp to play the iconic character Tonto, and Director Gore Verbinski of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ fame, the outlook of this film was not all that promising. If you go into this film with […]

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The World’s End – A Review

August 22, 2013 3:56 pm0 comments
The World’s End – A Review

‘The World’s End’ is the end. It is the last hurrah for comedy duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Both have come from relative obscurity, from making ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’. Now they are putting the ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ to bed. And they see off this chapter of […]

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The Wolverine – A Review

August 21, 2013 10:19 am0 comments
The Wolverine – A Review

It’s been a bit of a rocky start for comic book movies this year. ‘Man of Steel’ was met with a lukewarm reception from fans and critics alike. ‘Origin’ movies are the in-thing with comic book films at the moment. This was mainly spurred on by Christopher Nolan’s successful Batman […]

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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – A Review

August 15, 2013 6:23 pm0 comments
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – A Review

‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ is the kind of film that will have you leaving the cinema quoting it for hours afterwards. It is not just funny; it is insanely funny. ‘Alpha Papa’ has been worked on ever since being green-lit in 2004, and it’s delivery in 2013 sure does, well, […]

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The Conjuring – A Review

August 10, 2013 12:08 pm0 comments
The Conjuring – A Review

It’s the little film that could. ‘The Conjuring’, with its meagre twenty-million dollar budget has beaten out every other blockbuster film in its path, amassing a whopping eighty-four million dollars so far. But why is it that a film whose story has been told time and time again is managing […]

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