Archive for July, 2011

Following the incredible worldwide success that other films based on Marvel superheroes (Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor) has seen, it was only a matter of time before the first Marvel superhero, Captain America, was given the big screen treatment. Starring Chris Evans, Captain America tells the origin story of Steve Rogers, a 90 pound […]


Horrible Bosses

26Jul11

Horrible Bosses is a comedy, it’s a comedy which has received mixed reviews at best, But comedy films often face this problem. Comedy as a genre is completely individualistic, so what one person may find hilarious, another may find to be the least funny and most offensive thing they’ve ever seen and so on. As […]


Cars 2

22Jul11

When an audience attend a Pixar movie, there’s a lot of expectation, much like when an audience attends a sequel. So a sequel to a Pixar movie has an awful lot to live up to. Cars 2 picks up from where Cars left off (kinda anyway), Lightning McQueen (Voiced by Owen Wilson) is now the […]


State Of Play

20Jul11

State Of Play, a political thriller set around the news room of the Washington Globe. Specifically, the life of Cal McAffrey (Russell Crowe) who becomes involved in a web of conspiracy when the assistant of his former college roommate, Congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) is found dead. Based on the BBC TV Drama of the […]


Knight and Day

18Jul11

Knight and Day is directed by James Mangold (Walk the Line) and stars Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The film follows the story of a girl who fixes cars (Diaz) that becomes entangled in the world of a rogue secret agent who is trying to clear his name (Cruise). While the cast and crew would […]


The end of a cinematic era arrived yesterday when the final Harry Potter movie was released. The Deathly Hallows: Part Two faces an immediate challenge because of this; a generation of children grew up with the tale of Harry Potter and waited for this film in great anticipation. Personally, I never understood the fuss about […]


Grown Ups

14Jul11

Grown Ups is a comedy starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade and Rob Schneider. By hearing who the main cast of the film are, you know pretty much what to expect from the film. Adam Sandler and co play a group of childhood friends who go away with their families to pay […]