Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Monday, September 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

10 seats, a toilet shared with other shops and restaurants, and they only serve ludicrously expensive sushi. 85-year-old Jiro Ono runs his 3-Michelin-Star establishment and [more...]

World War Z

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

If anyone has read the book (and I would recommend it – it’s a good book) I should say this – the movie is NOTHING like the book. I somehow managed to walk [more...]

Iron Man 3

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

It has become increasingly popular in “superhero” movies to depict a flawed hero. This makes sense. A squeaky clean hero is not only unrealistic, but difficult [more...]

Now You See Me

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

An all star cast line up for a big budget summer film that I had somehow never heard of. Now You See Me follows a group of magicians while they pull off a series of high [more...]

Jobs (Steve)

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

I feel like a bad person for saying this, but ever since his death I’ve been eagerly anticipating the film adaptation of his life. A hero to many (and a villain to [more...]


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

I came into Tom Cruise’s latest sci fi film cautiously optimistic. I had heard that it was good. More than that, I had heard that it was good from someone whose [more...]

Never Let Me Go

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

  It is the past. Human technology has advanced to the point where living past a hundred is considered the norm, but at what cost? There have been many films made around [more...]

Olympus Has Fallen

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

LOUD NOISES!! That pretty much sums up one of the most brainless action flicks I’ve seen in a long time. Tough guy Gerard Butler plays a US Secret Service agent who [more...]

In Time

Saturday, May 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Justin Timberlake was a mistake… and so was that other girl Very rarely does a film offer so much potential, yet fall so spectacularly short. This one is screaming for [more...]

The Avengers

Sunday, April 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

I’ll cut to the chase – go watch this film. Lately I have become more and more of a film snob. Without a doubt, the recent big-budget offerings from hollywood [more...]

Super 8

Thursday, September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Nostalgia. Not for certain time, but for a certain kind of film making. J.J.Abrams has been criticized for making films very much like the “old” Steven Spielberg [more...]

Let the Right One In

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

The film is a refreshingly original take on the vampire genre. Oskar is a 12-year-old boy who is a "difficult" child. He's a little anti-social, and is the preferred punching bag for a group of local bullies. [more...]

Tron Legacy

Sunday, January 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

The original Tron was released in 1982. I had barely been born at the time. I first watched it on TV, when I was a young and impressionable boy and I remember enjoying it. [more...]


Saturday, July 31, 2010 // 5 Comments

A Spinning Top Inception is a great movie, and one that really must be seen. Christopher Nolan delights moviegoers once again with a summer blockbuster that is sure to have [more...]

The Secret of Kells

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 // 2 Comments

A relatively unknown animated feature from Ireland rocketed into the limelight with an academy award nomination for best animated feature. Although ultimately losing out to [more...]
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