Hollywood don’t make films that are “cool” anymore. Movies are trying too hard to be dark and gritty or to make their comedies gross-out and silly, that nobody is appealing to the market that likes their films stylistic, flashy and oozing … Continue reading Oceans Eleven (2001) Review
One major mix-up but no real surprises from The 89th Oscars ceremony. You could have put money (literally) on the outcome of the awards and bookmakers, for the most part, had it right. Although my predictions were based more on … Continue reading Oscars Month: My Views on The Oscars 2017
The Oscars are tonight and after a month of viewing all the films featured in the major categories, it is now time to give my predications. I’m going to give two separate predictions, what I think the Academy will choose … Continue reading Oscars Month: My Oscar Predictions
Some films can get away with being all about a performance in-place of any action or anything of excitement. Manchester by the Sea relies on a powerhouse performance by Casey Affleck and this seems to work very well to begin with. … Continue reading Oscars Month: Manchester by the Sea (2016) Review
There aren’t many roles that feel so tailor made for Brad Pitt than that of outlaw Jesse James. From the moment the actor is on-screen he both owns the role and the movie, managing to be the most interesting character whenever … Continue reading The Assassination of the Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) Review
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading What is their Career Peak? – Brad Pitt
Last week was the first Cineworld Secret Screening of the year and for many people it seemed to be a disappointment. I’ve covered why already but to summarise, some Unlimited members were expecting Deadpool and the screening was Triple … Continue reading Would you walk out of the cinema?
Triple 9 is a very good movie. There isn’t anything necessarily wrong with it. In fact, everything it wants to achieve it does very well and each of the key elements it needs to create a decent movie are all there. … Continue reading Triple 9 (2016) Review
There are many examples of movie star siblings in Hollywood. Some families have fantastic success throughout their family while others have one prolific, movie star sibling while the other brother or sister struggles to put together a career as varied, interesting … Continue reading Sibling vs. Sibling: Who does it better?
On February 6th, Cineworld are hosting another Unlimited Secret Screening. The idea is that members of their Unlimited Club go to the movie having no idea what they will be shown. There are very few clues (if any) other than the … Continue reading My Guess for the Cineworld Secret Screening – 2016