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Review – The Tree of Life

While questioning the purpose of the human race’s existence is always a reliable method making your brain implode, it does help keep my mind occupied when I have to drive long distances. Is… Continue reading

Trailer of the week – War Horse

It was hard to pick a trailer with so many doing the rounds this week including Pixar’s “Brave” and “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” but how could we resist the return of Steven Spielberg… Continue reading

Review – Transformers: Dark of the Moon

You know a director has made a mark on the world when cinemagoers coin a new phrase to describe their style of filmmaking. The urban dictionary* defines “Bayhem” as, “the cinematic conceit of… Continue reading

Trailer of the week – Captain America

‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ is on the way and by the looks of this new trailer director Joe Johnson and Co. have nailed it. I get a ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’… Continue reading

Review – Kung Fu Panda 2

Movies are the world’s reference for self-defense, if someone attacks you in the street; you’re not going to recall the personal safety seminar your work put on during lunch. Instead you’re going to… Continue reading

Review – Bridesmaids

Finding out a close friend is getting married can be an exciting moment only sullied by the news that you are part of the bridal party. Some people spend their entire lives engaging… Continue reading

Review – Super 8

In 2011 it’s very hard to keep a secret in the movie making business, often the day a studio announces it’s making a movie, the script has already been leaked onto the internet… Continue reading

Review – X-Men: First Class

The reboot has become Hollywood’s favourite safety net, filmmakers must attack new projects with the mantra in their head, ‘if we stuff this up, we can just reboot a few years later.’ The… Continue reading

Review – The Hangover Part 2

For any movie to pull off a successful sequel is a mean feat but making a comedy sequel is a tough ask and is a road littered with epic failures and direct to… Continue reading

Review – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

When the original Pirates of the Caribbean attraction opened at Disneyland in the 60’s it was a simple boat ride with singing robot pirates. Over the years the attraction has received several facelifts… Continue reading

Review – Water for Elephants

Everyone has been to a circus at some point in their lives; I’m talking about a real traditional circus with clowns and exotic animals not the fancy pants Cirque De Sole, the kind… Continue reading

Review – Your Highness

The 80’s produced some of the best fantasy flicks that are still adored by fans today; highlights include ‘Ladyhawke’, ‘The Labyrinth’ & the mother of all 80’s fantasy flicks ‘The Princess Bride’. When… Continue reading

Review – Thor

If there was a Nobel Peace Prize for excellence in comic book film making it would have to go to the team at Marvel Studios. I never thought I would live to see… Continue reading

Review – Arthur

A new age of comedy filmmaking has begun, welcome to the age of Russell Brand comedies. Russell Brand is the new Adam Sandler, for years Sandler has churned out movies where he plays… Continue reading

Review – Fast 5

Action films don’t get a lot of credit, I get tired of hearing people say, ‘check your brain at the door’ when I go to see a film where a car may crash… Continue reading