Reviews

Review: INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

I’m going to presume that you have already seen this film before you read this review. It’s pretty filled with spoilers, so be warned! George Lucas is a personal hero of mine, the man comes under a lot of fire from movie fans, but I have stood [...]

April 8, 2012

DVD Review: Cuban Comedy THE TWELVE CHAIRS

This classic Cuban comedy from 1962 is definitely not what you’d expect, from the opening montage of revolutionary photographs to the animated credits sequence there’s a strange atmosphere that permeates through The Twelve Chairs. In fact, I’d [...]

April 8, 2012

Review: Woody Harrelson In Paul Schrader’s THE WALKER

Paul Schrader’s new film as writer/director clearly shows him exorcising the demons of his last venture, Exorcist: Dominion, by revisiting similar territory to his earlier film American Gigolo. Schrader delivers a thriller that delves into the [...]

April 8, 2012

DVD Review: Classic Horror THE POSSESSION Of JOEL DELANEY

This 1972 chiller directed by Waris Hussein is a supernatural tale that appears to be in the same mould as The Exorcist; however it was released over a year before William Friedkin’s classic. The Possession of Joel Delaney stars Shirley Maclaine [...]

April 7, 2012

Review: Daniel Craig Is James Bond In QUANTUM OF SOLACE

As a life long James Bond fan I always look forward to new adventures from the super-spy. My very first cinematic memory is watching Roger Moore’s final outing as Bond in A View To A Kill, and my teenage years and early twenties were filled with [...]

April 7, 2012

Review: Kurt Russell In Quentin Tarantino’s DEATH PROOF

Finally, I’ve had the opportunity to see half of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse. Tarantino’s film a road movie/slasher film Death Proof had a lot to live up to and the man himself has conducted a huge press blitz hitting [...]

April 7, 2012

Review: Angelina Jolie And James McAvoy In WANTED

Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Wanted opens with Matrix-esque gun battle, complete with a determined man in a dark suit leaping from one building to another, before launching into a bullet fuelled fight. The film then cuts to yet [...]

April 6, 2012

Review: Daniel Craig In WWII Drama DEFIANCE

There have been a slew of holocaust dramas released in cinemas that attempt to show the Second World War from a different cinematic perspective. Defiance is another film to add to the list, and the “gimmick” that director Ed Zwick has decided to [...]

April 6, 2012

Review: Discover Who Killed Kennedy In Oliver Stone’s JFK

JFK may just be the quintessential Oliver Stone movie. It covers US politics, it has a sprawling storyline, it’s filled with paranoia and it’s high on kinetic energy. It may also be his best film. Now in 2008 it is difficult to remember how much [...]

April 5, 2012

Review: Colin Firth In Supernatural Drama GENOVA

Michael Winterbottom’s feature is a slow moving family drama with shades of the supernatural. Lecturer Joe (Colin Firth) relocates to the Italian city of Genova with his two daughters Kelly and Mary (Willa Holland Perla Haney-Jardine) following [...]

April 5, 2012

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