Archive for August, 2011

Winter’s Bone


Winter’s Bone tells the unflinching tale of 17-year-old Ree (Jennifer Lawrence) who is forced to go and hunt for her estranged drug dealing dad after discovering that her family’s home will be lost if her father isn’t found. The story revolves around Ree and her journey, which puts great pressure on the actors; however Jennifer […]

If you ever wanted the perfect example of how to explain a film’s plot in a title, Cowboys and Aliens would be it. Set in the old west, the film sees Daniel Craig wake up in the desert with no knowledge of who he is or how he got there. As he ambles into town […]

After three highly successful series on the screens of Channel 4, the Inbetweeners has been given the big screen treatment. The film follows the tale of Will, Simon, Jay and Neil as they go away on a lads holiday to Malia, where hilarity ensues. Problem is, for me at least, hilarity didn’t ensue, the film […]

The Smurfs


Based on the children’s favourite tale of the little blue creatures, The Smurfs sees some of Peyto’s fondest creations bought to the big screen. The Smurfs movie introduces new audiences along to the world of Smurf in a way that not only explains everything, but also includes those like myself who hold fond memories of […]

Based on the 1972 science fiction movie Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, Rise of the Planet of the Apes is an interesting movie. Remakes and re-imaginings are a strange concept, for many films there’s a clear question of ‘does this film need to be remade, and if so, why?’ Many of these said […]

Super 8


J.J. Abrams homage to the movies of Steven Spielberg is simply brilliant. The plot of Super 8 centres on Joe Lamb and his friends as they make a George A. Romero inspired Zombie movie to enter into an amateur Super 8 film competition. While filming one night at a disused train station, a cargo train […]

It’s not everyday you get offered the chance to speak to a world famous megastar. Today is no different sadly, HOWEVER I have been given the opportunity to share with you this BRAND NEW interview that the gorgeous (and very smurfable) Smurfette (voiced by Katy Perry) gave as part of the promotions for her new […]