Sunday 23 November 2014

Film Review: The Double

The Double is a comedy/thriller movie from Maurice Moss Richard Ayoade, the creative brain behind 2011's Brit indie flick, Submarine

It stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Yasmin Paige and Noah Taylor. Prepare to be bemused - and maybe not in a good way.

Thursday 20 November 2014

Film Review: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Pt 1

Director: Francis Lawrence
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer
Runtime: 125 minutes

"If we burn, you burn with us"

The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1 is the third instalment in the wildly popular young adult film franchise, and it sees our hero, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) thrust to the forefront of a full-blown uprising. It's a grim, uncompromising and somewhat uneven entry - but it works, delivering another stand-out YA film destined for the big bucks.

Monday 17 November 2014

Film Review: The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is the story of Alan Turing, a socially-awkward professor and mathematician who becomes the key to defeating the Germans during World War II by solving the Enigma Code.

Directed by Morton Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, this gorgeously crafted period piece is an early frontrunner in the Oscar race and excels across the board.

Friday 14 November 2014

Film Review: John Wick

Sad Keanu is a thing of the past - this is Mad Keanu. 

Starring Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Michael Nyqvist and Adrianne Palacki, John Wick is the most stylish and badass action movie of 2014. 

Thursday 13 November 2014

Film Review: Let's Be Cops

Let's Be Cops is buddy-cop comedy with a twist - these dudes ain't cops. Starring Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr as two thirty-somethings going nowhere in life who decide to pose as police officers, Let's Be Cops has a cool premise that struggles to extend beyond the first half-hour.

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Verdict: Doctor Who Series 8

Doctor Who Series 8 saw the show break new ground - with a new, grumpier Doctor at the helm, the BBC's flagship sci-fi show plunged into darker, and grimier territory across 12 stellar episodes. From a spider-infested Moon base to Robin Hood and his band of merry men, here is my verdict on Doctor Who Series 8. 

Monday 10 November 2014

Rank the Films: Christopher Nolan

As any regular reader of this blog will know, lists are pretty darn nifty. I have a profound appreciation for straight-up lists. This is the thinking behind Rank the Films, a regular feature that pulls apart the pros and cons of a series of films, ranking them in order of bad to good.

This month, I'm looking at the complete filmography of Christopher Nolan, a director considered to be one of the best directors currently working today. 

From his breakout hit Memento to the Dark Knight trilogy and his latest release Interstellar, Nolan's distinctive style has certainly left an impact on modern day cinema, with his fingerprints and influence resonating across genre and mediums. 

So, without further ado, let's dive straight in - this is every Nolan film ranked worst to best. Did your favourite reach the top? Read on...

Thursday 6 November 2014

Film Review: Interstellar

Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain
Runtime: 169 minutes

Space, the final frontier. After tackling magicians, vigilantes and dream thieves, Christopher Nolan is blasting off into the black void of nothingness for his latest movie, Interstellar


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