Archive for August, 2013

[youtube.com=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldFg0M9aX8I] The Way Way Back is a truly lovely film. It’s the directorial debut of actors¬†Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, whose last film was the beautiful George Clooney picture The Descendants. The Way Way Back tells the story of Duncan, a shy 14- year- old played by Liam James, who travels to a beach house […]


Elysium

25Aug13

Elysium is not bad at all, visually, it’s stunning and the performances do enough to keep the audience interested throughout the film. Set in the year 2154, Elysium sees an existence where¬†the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. The plot follows minor […]


Kick- Ass 2

14Aug13

[youtube.com=http://youtu.be/qc6tL8cd9KQ] Kick- Ass 2 is a very entertaining film. Picking up a few years after the events of the first film, Kick- Ass 2 sees our heroes suit up once more as the hero formerly known as Red Mist decides to take revenge on Kick Ass and friends as the world’s first super villain. The […]


The Lone Ranger

11Aug13

[youtube.com=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Zv9fgSrP-0] The Lone Ranger is a disappointing movie. I’ve read many interviews with the cast of the film, stating that those who criticized it, did so before they even saw it. So, I figure I’ll lay a few facts on my review before I explain why I thought The Lone Ranger was poor. I saw […]


Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa is ruddy brilliant. Often, when a small screen character is taken to the big screen, a lot of the charm that made the character a star on TV is lost, as the filmmakers attempt to appeal to the wider audience. Alan Partridge, for those not familiar with him, is a very, […]


[youtube.com=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXQskTJS6Eg] Only God Forgives is an awful film. Set in Bangkok, the film opens with a character raping and murdering a sixteen year old prostitute, and proceeds to follow the fallout of the events for the rest of the film. The fallout sees an apparent drug dealer, played by Ryan Gosling, trying to take on […]