“I think its got at least another five good years in it”. That was a comment from Scottish Comic Book writer Mark Millar concerning the longevity of Marvel Superhero Movies and I hope he’s right. Now don’t get me wrong, I think the Marvel Cinematic Universe has produced one of the greatest story arcs in… Read More When Will The Superhero Craze End?
While being one of the most intense and eerie films I’ve seen, Cloverfield is a very, very American film. Produced by J.J Abrams and directed by Matt Reeves, this found footage thriller tells the story of a group of friends celebrating a going away party in New York. Suddenly a giant beast attacks the city, destroying… Read More An Underrated Masterpiece? Cloverfield (2008) Review
Brilliantly written, superbly acted, beautifully photographed and intensely edited ‘Whiplash’, directed by Damien Chazelle, is in my opinion, the best film of 2014. Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) is a 19-year-old first year jazz student at the Shaffer music conservatory in New York. Having played the drums from a young age he has a strong ambition… Read More Whiplash (2014) Review + IMPORTANT UPDATE
As you all probably know its Force Friday and Disney has just unveiled their new line of toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As I looked over the action figures and spaceships and Lego sets on Facebook I was reminded of walking down the aisles in Toys-R-Us when I was nine-years-old and seeing all… Read More The Force Awakens: Just another Sci-fi Fantasy film?
Hugo is two wonderful stories fused together, that is both the film’s strength and weakness. Living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) possesses a broken automaton left to him by his deceased father. He tries to mend it using parts he steals from around the station. He… Read More Hugo (2011) Review