Sunday, 29 June 2014

Film Review: Transformers - Age of Extinction



Transformers: Age of Extinction is the fourth entry into the divisive Hasbro film franchise; with a fresh cast including Marky Mark himself, can director Michael Bay attain critical acclaim and restore fan faith in the series?

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

60 Second Film Reviews #12


Quick movie reviews, without the waffle. 60 Second Film Reviews is a regular feature where I compile together brief reviews of recent films I've watched at home or at the movies - and generally couldn't be arsed didn't find time to write a proper review for. 

This month, I watched The Spectacular NowDrinking Buddies and Chronicle


Monday, 23 June 2014

Laugh it up, Fuzzball! #3: New Directions



Barely a week goes by without more news on Star Wars Episode VII hittting the headlines - here are my thoughts on the latest casting confirmations, set photos and news on other Star Wars projects. 

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Film Review: 22 Jump Street



"Ladies, nobody cared about the Jump Street reboot, but you got lucky - so now, this department has invested a lot of money to make sure Jump Street keeps going", grins Nick Offerman's moustachioed police chief in the first quarter of an hour of 22 Jump Street

Rarely does a film so blatantly poke fun at itself, but the latest comedy from Chris Miller and Phil Lord, self-referential humour is the aim of the game. And 22 Jump Street couldn't have done it better. 

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Film Review: The Fault In Our Stars



The Fault in Our Stars is a young adult drama starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and Willem Dafoe. Based on the popular YA novel of the same name, it tells the story of Hazel Lancaster, a 17-year-old girl who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. 


Monday, 16 June 2014

Trailer Trash...Again (VOR #17)



This post contains spoilers for The Amazing Spider-man 2

Okay, so I know I've had a good whinge about this topic in the past, but I feel like it needs going over again because no-one in Hollywood is listening to this one solitary Internet blogger, goddammit!


Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow



Hate Tom Cruise? Then Edge of Tomorrow is the perfect film for you - you'll get to witness him dying again, and again, and again...

Seemingly out of nowehere, Edge of Tomorrow is actually one of the best summer blockbusters this year. Don't believe me? Your loss...


Saturday, 7 June 2014

Film Review: How To Train Your Dragon 2




How To Train Your Dragon 2 is the latest animated feature from Dreamworks Pictures - following on from the highly successful (and critically-acclaimed) 2010 predecessor, Dragons 2 is everything a popular sequel should be - and who'd have thought fire-breathing reptiles could be so cuddly?

Monday, 2 June 2014

Film Review: A Million Ways To Die In The West





A Million Ways To Die In The West is a Western comedy directed, produced, co-written and starring Seth MacFarlane, a.k.a the guy behind Family Guy and Ted. It's patchy, and certainly not for everyone, but a decent attempt at parodying a long-dead genre. Can I get a yeehaw?

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