Reviews

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. It is now difficult to remember how much of an [...]

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

DVD Review: I AM NUMBER FOUR IS TERRIBLE

I Am Number Four is the latest teen-fiction novel to hit the big screen. It’s clearly aimed at the Twilight audience, but it also wants the male demographic, so there’s a bit of smooching and an abs-tastic male lead for the chicks, and some hot [...]

April 5, 2012

DVD Review: Nicolas Cage’s SEASON OF THE WITCH Lacks Magic

Today many viewers go into a Nicolas Cage film with some trepidation, and to be fair, there is some just cause for this. Financial woes, and fanboy decision-making seem to be a major factor in the roles that Cage chooses to play these days (that and [...]

April 2, 2012

DVD Review: Liam Neeson Does His Action Thing In UNKNOWN

In recent years Liam Neeson has re-imagined himself as the thinking man’s aging action hero. Taken saw him…er take his career to the next level, and he followed it up with The A-Team and now Unknown – a film, if the marketing materials [...]

March 31, 2012

DVD Review: Powerful Australian Crime Drama ANIMAL KINGDOM

  During the summer season your local cinema is usually filled with the latest blockbusters, all of them fighting for your attention and your cash. Now, there’s nothing wrong with mass entertainment on a commercial level, everyone loves a [...]

March 28, 2012

DVD Review: Bradley Cooper And Robert DeNiro In LIMITLESS

Limitless sees Bradley Cooper continue his climb up the A-list ladder. This adaptation of Alan Glynn’s novel The Dark Fields is the first film which Cooper has top lined (he is also an Executive Producer) and he does a commendable job, [...]

March 26, 2012

DVD Review: STAKE LAND Is A Bite Above Most Vampire Movies

We live in a time where the vampire genre has been adopted by mainstream moviegoers and glamorized to within an inch of its (un)dead life (yeah – I’m not sure that makes sense either – but stay with me). The Twilight movies have taken vampires [...]

March 25, 2012

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