It is difficult to bring something new to a war movie, particularly ones set during the Second World War. Films like Saving Private Ryan have brought the definitive vision of the war to the big screen and the story needs to … Continue reading Oscars Month: Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Review
This year saw the release of a long-awaited Independence Day sequel. It has been 20 years until that movie was released and although it may be coincidence, it seems that the anniversary definitely had some pull on the sequel being released … Continue reading Potential sequels to 20 Year old movies
A lot of actors try their best to avid being type-cast. They go their whole careers being known for one particular type of role and then find it difficult to do anything else. Actors like Michael Cera, Vince Vaughn and Vin … Continue reading Is being type-cast a bad thing?
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: Against-Type casting
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 persons film or television career and … Continue reading When was their Career Peak? – Jennifer Aniston
It’s December and it is the time of year when everyone dusts off the classic Christmas films. It’s a Wonderful Life, Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street or even Die Hard (the best of the Christmas films). All of these … Continue reading Why don’t they make good Christmas films anymore?
The Dilemma strikes me as a film that doesn’t know what it wants to be. It has all the makings of a buddy comedy, something that Judd Apatow would be comfortable making. The central actors are two that are synonymous with comedy, Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. Unfortunately, the story itself never really goes to the comedic extreme it could. It feels like a difficult story to get comedy out of anyway. Vince Vaughn realising that his best friend’s wife, played by Winona Ryder, is cheating on him, then struggling with the dilemma of whether he should tell him or not. It’s … Continue reading The Dilemma (2011) Review