Archive for July, 2012

It’s rare that a film comes out with the pre- release hype of The Dark Knight Rises. Even rarer is when a film not only lives up to, but surpasses its hype. The Dark Knight Rises takes epic to another level. It’s really a perfect film with regards to its genre, it’s the strongest film […]


Sometimes a film comes along that quietly appears and then disappears from cinema screens without anyone making a fuss about it. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is one of these films; it’s been released in a few hundred cinemas across the UK, but Lorene Scafaria’s directorial debut hasn’t made a huge […]


Magic Mike

16Jul12

A dramatic film about the world of male stripping, Directed by Steven Soderbergh. The above line is both the concept and the plot for Magic Mike, a film which many wrongly predicted as a ‘girly film’. Channing Tatum stars in the title role as Mike, a 30- year- old stripper who, according to the character […]


When a highly successful film franchise dies on its arse, reboot it. This seems to be the current opinion of Hollywood, especially when it comes to superhero movies, and so far, the three ‘reboots’ have all been pretty good. It all started in 1997 when the awful Joel Schumacher film Batman and Robin was released, […]