Movie Reviews

5 July 2013

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer Review

Director: Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin Rating: 4/5 Last year protest group Pussy Riot shot to fame after an impromptu performance at Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour - a performance that ...

30 June 2013

This Is The End Review

Starring: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill Director: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Rating: 3/5 There are quite a few actors making their directorial debuts this year and Seth Rogen is ...
30 June 2013

Despicable Me 2 Review

Starring:  Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda CosgroveDirector: Pierre Coffin, Chris RenaudRating:  2.5/5 It was back in 2010 that we were introduced to Gru and the Minions for the first ...
26 June 2013

Battle Of The Sexes Review

Starring: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs Director: James Erskine, Zara Hayes Rating: 5/5 I have already said a million times that 2013 is a fantastic year for documentary movies - we really have ...

23 June 2013

World War Z Review

Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge DaleDirector: Marc ForsterRating: 4/5 You don’t expect to see Brad Pitt in a zombie movie but he leads the cast in World ...
21 June 2013

Desert Runners Review

Director: Jennifer Steinman Rating: 5/5 2013 has already been a terrific year for documentary films, but Desert Runners is one that is absolutely not to be missed. The 4Desert Ultramarathon is widely regarded ...

21 June 2013

The 12 O'Clock Boys Review

Director: Lotfy Nathan Rating: 4/5 Lotfy Nathan makes his feature film directorial debut with his new documentary as he returns to Balitmore to tackle a subject that fascinated him while he was ...

21 June 2013

I Am Breathing Review

Director: Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon Rating: 4/5 I Am Breathing started out as a film where Neil Platt tried to raise awareness about the debilitating condition Motor Neurone Disease. As well as ...

15 June 2013

Man Of Steel Review

Starring: Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe, Michael Shannon, Amy Adams Director: Zack Snyder Rating: 4/5 Superman is one of the most iconic superheroes of all time and yet we have not seen him on ...
14 June 2013

Much Ado About Nothing Review

Starring: Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz Director: Joss Whedon Rating: 3.5/5 We haven't see Joss Whedon in the director's chair for year - ever he had that modest ...
7 June 2013

Come As You Are Review

Starring: Tom Audenaert, Gilles De Schrijver, Johan Heldenbergh Director: Geoffrey Enthoven Rating: 4/5 Come As You Are is a movie that has been lighting up the festival circuit over the last couple of ...

1 June 2013

Byzantium Review

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Sam Riley, Daniel Mays Director: Neil Jordan Rating: 4/5 In recent years we have seen a whole host of rather rubbish vampire movies really pull this exciting genre ...
31 May 2013

The Comedian Review

Starring: Ed Hogg, Elisa Lasowski, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Director: Tom Shkolnik Rating: 3.5/5 If you are looking for a movie that is different to anything else on the big screen this week then look ...

31 May 2013

Everybody Has A Plan Review

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Soledad Villamil, Daniel Fanego Director: Ana Piterbarg Rating: 3/5 Viggo Mortensen has chosen interesting movie projects over the last few years that has seen him move from genre to genre. This ...
30 May 2013

The Big Wedding Review

Starring: Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Ben Barnes, Amanda Seyfried, Katherine Heigl Director: Justin Zackham Rating: 2/5 The Big Wedding brings together one of the best and most talented cast lists ...
23 May 2013

Epic Review

Voice Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Beyonce, Christoph Waltz Director: Chris Wedge Rating: 3.5/5 Blue Sky have brought us the likes of Ice Age and Rio over the years and now ...
18 May 2013

Fast & Furious 6 Review

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans Director: Justin LinRating: 4/5 It may have been 2001 when the Fast & Furious franchise raced onto the big screen for ...
17 May 2013

The Liability Review

Starring: Tim Roth, Jack O'Connell. Peter Mullan Director: Craig Viveiros Rating: 3/5 Craig Viveiros is back in the director's chair this week for his second feature film The Liability. Viveiros is making a bit ...
10 May 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness Review

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Alice Eve Director: J.J. Abrams Rating: 4.5/5 It was back in 2009 that J.J. Abrams rebooted the Star Trek franchise, and ...
10 May 2013

Village At The End of the World Review

Director: Sarah Gavron & David Katznelson Rating: 4/5 Sarah Gavron made her feature film directorial debut in fiction but her new project sees her step into documentary. With a population of just 59 ...

26 April 2013

Bernie Review

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey Director: Richard LinklaterRating:  4/5 It has been a while since we have seen Jack Black on the big screen but this week he is ...
24 April 2013

Iron Man 3 Review

Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce Director: Shane Black Rating: 4.5/5 It was back in 2010 when we were last treated to an Iron Man movie but ...
21 April 2013

Promised Land Review

Starring: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal HolbrookDirector: Gus Van SantRating: 3/5 Matt Damon has already won an Oscar for his writing skills when he teamed up with ...
20 April 2013

Olympus Has Fallen Review

Starring: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela BassettDirector: Antoine FuquaRating: 3.5/5 Now I have to admit that I am not a big fan of Gerard Butler in all of these ...