• Review – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    The apes have risen, humanity is on its knees, but the fight for survival is only just beginning. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, is a much darker film, set 10 years after its predecessor, establishing a...
  • Most Anticipated Films of 2014 #6 – RoboCop

    Some say that Hollywood is running out of ideas and is turning to the past for inspiration, making a long stream of re-makes of past classics. But this, a remake of the 1987 classic seems, from the trailer at least, to be different. Though of course we see the...
  • Most Anticipated Films of 2014 #1 – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    If you told me a couple of years back that my most anticipated film of 2014 would not only be a Planet of the Apes reimagining, but the sequel to said reimagining, I’d have thought you madder than Dr. Zaius.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes picks up 10 years after Rise (…of the Planet...
  • Review – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    John Le Carré once quipped that adapting one of his novels into a film was like “taking a cow and boiling it down to an Oxo cube”. With Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, director Tomas Alfredson has come remarkably close to doing just that, condensing the proverbial cow into, at...