Bogart and Bergman, Gere and Roberts, Rogers and Astaire: The movies are full of classic on-screen couples who have defined romance in the films. The producers of Passengers must have felt they were on to the same thing when they cast … Continue reading Passengers (2016) 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…
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Movie Gimmicks
Recently, Oscar winning movie Birdman was heralded, amongst other things, for director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s ability to make the whole movie seem like one long scene. If you watch closely you can just about spot the “joins” but Inarritu manages to … Continue reading Why do directors use “one-shot” scenes?
The Martian could very well be the best movie I’ve seen this year. From the exciting opening to the thrilling finale I was gripped. I’ve already explained why I loved the movie in my review but needless to say I left … Continue reading Is this the Golden Age for the Space movie?
Matt Damon has become an acting heavyweight without anyone noticing. Where you can watch a film starring Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, knowing that it will probably be of decent quality because of their status in the … Continue reading The Martian (2015) Review
Sunshine is not the movie I expected it to be. It wasn’t an Event Horizon horror or a space disaster movie like Apollo 13 or Gravity. Sunshine was much more about humans and how they would cope with close quarters, … Continue reading Sunshine (2007) Review
Posters have become the lesser cousin to trailers when it comes to the marketing for movies, particularly big blockbusters. The poster is usually released around the same time as the trailer or in some minor cases, a couple of months before just … Continue reading What if… Posters were the only marketing tool a film could use?
The problem with big, science-fiction based ideas is that eventually, it becomes “silly.” Anything that starts based in fact but tries to do something extraordinary or unique will eventually have to border on the unbelievable to keep the concept interesting. Only a few … Continue reading Transcendence (2014) Review