Posts Tagged ‘five fist pumps’

It’s rare that an acting performance simply takes your breath away, but Tom Hanks did exactly that in his lead role in Captain Phillips. Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips, a freight boat captain who is kidnapped by pirates in international waters. Hanks re-defines the phrase powerhouse performance. He is simply incredible […]


Rush

15Sep13

Rush is a brilliant movie. Based on the real life rivalry for the 1976 Formula One title between Niki Lauda and James Hunt, director Ron Howard has made one of the most gripping sports dramas of the year. In the lead roles of the driving greats, Chris Hemsworth steps out of the superhero shadow that […]


[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 […]


It’s safe to say that Star Trek is somewhat of a sci-fi institution. Take the latest instalment, which was released this week, it’s the twelfth Star Trek feature, and it’s pretty awesome. Picking up roughly a year after 2009’s Star Trek film, Star Trek Into Darkness sees Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise […]


Iron Man 3

28Apr13

The reported final installment in the Iron Man franchise and the latest installment in the Marvel superhero franchise has hit the screens. Following on from the climax of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, Iron Man 3 sees Tony Stark haunted by the events in New York, terrified that next time Iron Man is needed he might not […]


Wreck-It Ralph

24Feb13

Wreck-It Ralph is an 80s video game bad guy with a difference, after 30 years of being the bad guy he longs to be good, he dreams of being accepted, liked and not alone. Unfortunately for Ralph, he’s not very good at communicating with the other characters in his game, so he decides to leave […]


Argo

11Nov12

Based on a true story, Argo is one of the early front- runners for next year’s Best Picture Oscar. The film tells the story of the real life Iranian Hostage Crisis known as the Canadian Caper, which saw six American diplomats exfiltrated from Iran in 1980. As the U.S. Embassy came under attack as part […]