Jon Favreau now gets the big gigs, inasmuch as The Jungle Book is a beloved children’s story by Rudyard Kipling – and also a 1967 film by Disney – so he’d better not mess it up.
In 2014 there were a fair few performances that shone, from the ladies to the fellas, here are my top ten.
I saw Lucy recently – the latest offering from writer-director-producer Luc Besson – in a completely packed cinema. (It was the opening weekend.) What a full cinema indicates at this … Continue reading Lucy: does Luc Besson need reining in?
Spontaneously bursting into song, that’s what it’s all about. By ‘it’ I mean random and unexpected musical scenes in films. They are like little rays of cinematic sunshine. And, like … Continue reading Karaoke? Yeah baby!
With Oscar season almost upon us, there’s a lot of films out now or soon that should have you racing to the cinema. From drama, action and horror to comedies … Continue reading Take your ass back to the trailer park – part 2
For this posting I’d like to discuss the evolution of the Marvel universe. I recently – finally – got around to seeing The Avengers. Or, as it’s known in the … Continue reading Marvel – masters of the cinematic universe