The Best Christmas Movies Of 2014

December 15, 2014 12:56 pm0 comments
The Best Christmas Movies Of 2014

The festive season is upon us and the Christmas-themed movies are starting to be released. If you are looking to cut through the clutter and find the must watch Christmas movies, then the three below are just the ticket to get you into the spirt of the season. Happy Christmas […]

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Filth: Review

December 4, 2014 5:15 pm0 comments
Filth: Review

There was an atmosphere of tense uneasiness in the air as I sat down in the cinema with my companion. Perhaps it was because of the material a film called ‘Filth’ could potentially serve up, perhaps it was because the certificate flashed up, reading: ‘contains strong sexual content, very strong […]

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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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Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Review

November 24, 2014 1:51 pm0 comments
Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Review

From the atmosphere in my local cinema on opening night of Mockingjay – Part 1, it was obvious that the Hunger Games has become a series of event films. There was a real buzz in the packed theatre, you could feel the excitement in the pre-movie chatter as the adverts […]

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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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Fury – Review

November 6, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Fury – Review

A couple of years ago, William Friedkin went so far as to describe David Ayer’s new film as “the best cop movie ever made”.  Quite a statement, certainly, and one’s mind can’t help but immediately leap to the challengers: Die Hard, Fargo, The Departed, Serpico, Dirty Harry, Lethal Weapon… the list goes on […]

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The Homesman Review

November 3, 2014 11:58 pm2 comments
The Homesman Review

Being a sucker for anything remotely involved with the American Mid-West, my ears pricked when I heard about a new film directed by Tommy Lee Jones. The narrative is derived from the book of the same name by author Glendon Swarthout.  I managed to mosey on over to an advanced […]

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The Greatest Horror

October 31, 2014 5:40 pm1 comment
The Greatest Horror

Happy Halloween! Going out dressed as your favourite horror villain or just fancy staying in and watching films that’ll make you shiver and scream? Well do I have a trick-or-treat for you in the shape of ten of the finest horror films of all-time. Let the countdown begin….   10. […]

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