Monthly Archive: December, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

The latest instalment in Peter Jackson’s epic tale of Middle Earth comes in the form of The Desolation of Smaug, the awkward second film in the Hobbit trilogy. With its predecessor, An Unexpected… Continue reading

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Review

Scott Meslow recently wrote an article on with the self-explanatory title How nonstop marketing killed my buzz for Anchorman 2, outlining the negative effect of Paramount’s unavoidably aggressive promotional campaign for the… Continue reading

Kill Your Darlings Review

It would be fair to say that the infamous Beat Generation are enjoying a mini renaissance, they seem to crop everywhere at the moment, not just cinematically in Howl and On The Road… Continue reading

Why Are Films Based on Video Games Universally Awful?

Super Mario Bros, Resident Evil, Mortal Kombat, Hitman, Prince of Persia, Street Fighter, Max Payne and Tomb Raider, what do they all have in common? They started out as, and many continue to… Continue reading