In a year for Marvel movies that saw both Spider-Man: Homecoming and the grand return of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor was going to have to do something different to be considered alongside these more popular heroes. Thor’s earlier movies … Continue reading Thor Ragnarok (2017) Review
Hindsight is 20/20. It is easy to look back at The Academy Awards and complain that they’ve made a terrible mistake with their eventual winners. This can often be up for debate and discussed in-depth but there are also times when … Continue reading Oscars Month: Actresses who should have won the Oscar instead…
What is meant by uncredited surprise casting is when a well-known actor takes a major role in a movie without any advertisement of their involvement. This doesn’t mean cameos. Cameos are fun but it is hardly hard to keep a thirty … Continue reading Why uncredited surprise casting is so effective
When the live action Jungle Book remake was announced, many people greeted the news with a mixture of skepticism and groans. It felt unnecessary and definitely like Disney were tampering with a sacred classic. The movie’s release has come and gone … Continue reading Is Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book destined to fail?
I am a fan of most of the big trilogies. Back to the Future, Star Wars, Indiana Jones and even The Matrix, have all managed to hook me in but Lord of the Rings never really managed to fire my imagination … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Review
It’s not often I’ll think a film should be longer. If anything, I usually prefer my films to be around the two-hour mark, long enough to tell a decent story for most movies, without the usual waffle. I’m not someone who can sit through an epic, a key reason why I didn’t enjoy the Lord of the Rings trilogy as much as most other people, unless its hugely entertaining, like The Dark Knight. Two hours won’t always be enough though. If a film wants to try something slightly different, a bit more ambitious, then two hours isn’t going to cover … Continue reading Hanna (2011) Review