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
Ok, so here’s a thing. Darren Aranofsky has made another movie, and it’s one that’ll divide people, that’s for sure. I mean, let’s be honest, this should come as no … Continue reading Is ‘mother!’ Aranofsky and Lawrence’s best work?
The thing about superhero movies (as some geeky pub conversations may go), is that they have to get bigger and more spectacular each time. To the point where there’s nowhere … Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse – review
Let’s say, in some other reality, Jennifer Lawrence hadn’t met David O. Russell and her career had (thus far) just been built upon an impressively gritty debut (Winter’s Bone) and … Continue reading Joy: Lawrence adds strings to her bow
There’s an anecdote Elijah Wood tells about how Jack Nicholson walked out of The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King because he thought it had ended – … Continue reading Hunger Games: Mockingjay – part 2 review
Good tidings we bring to you and your, er, fellow cinema fans. Here’s my latest ‘trailer park’ entry, highlighting a few that have caught my eye for films coming up … Continue reading Trailer park: Victor Frankenstein, Joy, The Revenant
With American Sniper in the cinemas at the moment, it got me thinking about other films that start with the word ‘American’. Here are my top five.
Following events in the last Hunger Games where (spoiler, but I’ll assume, for the purposes of this blog, that you’re up to speed on the story so far) Katniss basically … Continue reading Hunger Games: Mockingjay, part 1 – review
So… How do you discuss the new X-Men film without giving too much away? Well that’s easy, throw in time travel. Always guaranteed to confuse all but the most hardened … Continue reading X-Men: Days of Future Past review
Big hair, big actors, big performances and small dresses. That’s what you get from this latest offering by writer-director David O. Russell – the man behind award winning films, Silver … Continue reading American Hustle: another stone cold zinger from David O. Russell?