Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol has got to be one of the most remade, re-imagined and reinterpreted stories in history. It is no surprise considering how great a story it is but it is difficult to find a new approach to the story. … Continue reading Christmas Classics: Scrooged (1988) Review
Pixar could be accused of creating a cheap cash-grab sequel with Cars 2. Cars wasn’t the greatest of Pixar movies and certainly wasn’t critically acclaimed but it did make a huge amount of money, particularly in merchandise, so a sequel seemed … Continue reading Pixar Month: Cars 2 (2011) Review
Christopher Nolan not only crafts the perfect superhero film but also one of the best film’s ever. There isn’t a misstep in the two and half hour running time of his Batman movie. It works from the ground-up, from soundtrack to story … Continue reading Review 500!: The Dark Knight (2008)
Christopher Nolan managed to not only reinvent Batman but do so in a grounded and realistic way. This is not a colourful, fantastical origin for a billionaire playboy who uses his wealth to fight crime. This is a dark, gritty and … Continue reading Countdown to Review 500 – Batman Begins (2005) Review
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of the greatest Christmas stories. It is a classic which has been adapted and changed in plenty of different forms over the years but few have done a better job than The Muppets. From … Continue reading The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) Review
I loved both the comic and the movie of Mark Miller and Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service. What was surprising is how different the two actually were. There were changes that had to be made to make the movie … Continue reading Which is better – Comic or Movie? Kingsman!
Kingsman is what a spy film should be. Thanks to Paul Greengrass and the Bourne series, we have a super serious James Bond franchise that has done away with some of the staples of the series. For starters, we don’t have … Continue reading Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) Review