Archive for September, 2012

First of all, Killing Them Softly possesses one of the worst film titles I’ve ever seen. When purchasing my ticket at the cinema I asked for a ticket to see, ‘Killing Me Softly’ and I was thinking of the classic Roberta Flack song and its more recent Fugees rendition. Note One: A simple film title […]


The Imposter

17Sep12

The Imposter is a messed up film. It’s a drama/ documentary telling the true story of a serial imposter who stole the identity of a missing 14- year- old and was accepted by the missing child’s family. Constructed using dramatic recreations and narrated by the real life perpetrators of this situation, it’s a bizarre film […]


Lawless

13Sep12

Violence is the name of the game in John Hillcoat’s movie about a gang of brothers who produce moonshine in prohibition era Virginia. Based on a true story, Lawless is, as mentioned in the opening word of this review, violent. That said, it’s not a one trick pony, as Lawless also contains some fine moments […]


Dredd 3D

10Sep12

Based on the 2000 AD comic book character of the same name Dredd 3D sees the character Judge Dredd return to the big screen for the first time since 1995. While Dredd 3D is about Judge Dredd, it’s neither a sequel nor a remake of the Sylvester Stallone movie Judge Dredd. It is a reboot. […]


Total Recall

06Sep12

Remakes are a tricky business. In some aspects they’re a good idea as theoretically you’ve got a guaranteed box office audience, but if the remake changes too much, or simply doesn’t live up to the hype and expectations that fans of the original film have, you can quickly find yourself with a massive flop of […]