• Review – World War Z

    Zombie films are flooding in so thick and fast these days it’s a wonder that there’s anything original out there; we’ve seen the classics, the sequels, the parodies, the zom-rom-coms – we’ve seen nazi zombies, cyborg zombies, voodoo zombies and even an Osama bin Laden zombie, so why did...
  • Review – The Purge

    The year is 2022. North America, ‘a nation reborn’, is enjoying economic success and domestic peace. Unemployment is at 1%, poverty is almost unheard of, and crime rates are at an all-time low, all due to the ‘Purge’. The ‘Purge’ is an annual event that the ‘New Founders’ dedicated...
  • Review – Man of Steel

    Following the lukewarm response to Superman Returns, Man of Steel represents another attempt by Warner Brothers’ to resuscitate the Superman franchise. Zack Snyder, who has helmed action capers 300 and Watchmen directs, with Christopher Nolan, creator of the Dark Knight trilogy, acting as producer. Man of Steel tries to establish...
  • Review – The Hangover Part III

    When the Wolfpack made their mighty debut in 2009, audiences were both shocked but highly amused with the antics that one night in Las Vegas spawned. Their actions were so outlandish and bizarre that even the residents and police force of Las Vegas were like, “Seriously guys, what the...
  • Review – After Earth

    M. Night Shyamalan. Three words that are enough to make even the most adventurous film viewer run headfirst into a wall with the intention of self-inflicted trauma. It is difficult to remember that the director was once the darling of the industry. If only Haley Joel Osment could have...
  • Review – Game of Thrones Season 3

    WARNING: If you’ve not finished Season 3 of Game of Thrones yet kindly return to whence you came – this is no place for you. I’ll be discussing some major plot points, and there’s nothing worse than having the series spoiled (trust me, it sucks).  A couple of months...
  • Review – Byzantium

    I recently discovered a theory called the Bechdal Test, which states that films lean predominantly towards males. To pass this test a film must have at least two female characters who interact and in doing so must converse about something other than a man. So, if you have had...