• Typecast Actors – Good or Bad?

    There is no doubt that most decisions have pros and cons, and this is particularly true when it comes to actors decisions to play the same type of role. The main benefit is that they will most likely be guaranteed work when producers require a certain type of character...
  • Look Out For… August

    August is always an interesting time in the film calendar. As networks prepare for the jam-packed ‘fall TV’ schedule, studios release projects that are too quirky to be considered awards bait, too avant-garde to be labelled tent-pole movies. With that in mind, this month brings a veritable pick-and-mix of...
  • The Future of Television: Breaking the Barrier Between Series and Cinema

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Matthew McConaughey and Zooey Deschannel. What do they all have in common? Besides their curiously charming names, they’ve all made the jump from television to Hollywood, and then back again. This is part of a recent trend adopted by so called ‘A-list’ acting talent, as an increasing number are taking work on...
  • Review – Interstellar

    There are few directors in the world given complete freedom to create any project desired and Christopher Nolan is one of them. His projects have grown from Memento and The Prestige to the Batman trilogy and Inception, and Interstellar takes his work to another dimension… literally. Films with the...
  • Trailer Watch – Comic Con Previews Part Deux

    Following our first installment of Comic Con trailer and preview highlights, we bring you the sequel, featuring space, cornfields and the latest in a little franchise called The Hunger Games… Interstellar Release Date: 7th November 2014 Following his surprise appearance at Comic Con, Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film Interstellar has a new...
  • Review – Dallas Buyers Club

    This is a story of lives ending. Lives ending, despite all their attempts to achieve the contrary, with a whimper. Set in 1985, Dallas Buyers Club deals predominantly with the ‘true’ story of Ron Woodroof, a painfully scrawny yet defiantly masculine Southern American archetype, as his drugs, booze, women...
  • Review – Wolf of Wall Street

    Watching Leonardo DiCaprio writhing like a new born on the floor of a country club after ingesting half a jar of Quaaludes is a strange experience: it’s hilarious, it’s a brilliant piece of acting, but it’s also very uncomfortable. Sort of like the rest of the film. Marking the fifth collaboration...