Recently I was listening to a podcast with Alicia Vikander, one where she talked about her role as the new Lara Croft and how the character has been rebooted as … Continue reading The rise of the action woman
Mel Gibson made his name with the Max Max films and, in Max Rockatansky, he created a character that demanded your attention. He might not say much verbally, but you … Continue reading Mad Max: Is it Furiosa enough?
As 2014 draws to a close I thought a quick look ahead to three rather exciting films out next year wouldn’t be amiss. (Obviously, there’s lots more, but for these … Continue reading Trailer park: Focus, Mad Max, Ex Machina
Having just watched The Burning Plain it’s become clear that we need to discuss the career of Charlize Theron. She doesn’t get anywhere near enough love (or interesting roles) and … Continue reading On my mind… Charlize Theron
As a director, Jason Reitman appears to be growing up fast. Labor Day is the fifth feature length film he’s given us and his progression as a storyteller is clear … Continue reading Labor Day: Reitman’s most heartfelt film?
I do like an intense character and performance when I’m watching a film. Someone who literally rivets and welds you to the screen, look away at your peril. Some people … Continue reading Who are the top 20 most intense actors of recent times?