• Film Review – Straight Outta Compton

    Biopics are the most awkward of genres. We all live our own lives and we know from them that unlike movies they aren’t neat; the overarching themes don’t become obvious until years after the fact and things happen by chance and luck that in a movie would be nothing...
  • Film Review – Love & Mercy

    John Cusack and Paul Dano play Brian Wilson in two separate chapters in the turbulent life of the Beach Boys front-man. The two time-lines are interspersed throughout, and combine to form an unconventional yet altogether exceptional biopic. Director Bill Pohlad eschews the usual linear narratives reserved for films such...
  • Trailer Watch – San Andreas

    Who better to star in an earthquake disaster movie than Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson? Straight off the back of Furious 7, this latest effort aims to maintain his image as the toughest guy in Hollywood. If all goes to plan, come April 22nd the earthquake won’t know what hit...
  • Trailer Watch – Straight Outta Compton

    “Our art is a reflection of our reality.” – Ice Cube (Jackson Sr.) N.W.A. rose to prominence as a bookend to the eclectic 80’s in Los Angeles – and to say that is an understatement. The rap group’s meteoric influence in the early 90’s was truly more than a...
  • Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is without a doubt the best Sony commercial and 142 minute trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 you’ll ever encounter. Oh, it’s supposed to be a standalone film? Well then this might be a contender for the superlatively senseless superhero sequel that somehow...
  • Review – Turbo

    Theo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) is a snail who dreams of living life in the fast lane and is inspired by his love of Indie car races to become a racer. After a bizarre accident leaves him with super-snail powers, Theo (or Turbo as he becomes known) leaves home...
  • Review – The Ides of March

    The Ides of March, directed by George Clooney, is an extremely smooth and polished political drama, which gives a bleak look into the dirty world of politics. Ryan Gosling stars as the film’s protagonist, Stephen Meyers, a young and brilliant Junior Campaign Manager to Governor Mike Morris, a semi-cameo...