Category Archive: Latest Reviews

World War Z Review

            Of all of horror’s fabled monsters it’s the flesh eating, rigour mortis fuelled undead that have become the most popular and prolific of the genre. The sub-genre has gone from gory simplicity… Continue reading

Man of Steel Review

With all the success Superhero reboots have had over the last decade, notably Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy and Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spiderman’, it was no surprise that Superman finally received the Hollywood… Continue reading

‘The Stone Roses: Made of Stone’ Review

            Does acclaimed director Shane Meadow’s self-confessed ‘love letter’ to The Stone Roses break from the traditional music documentary model work for the better or fail to live up to the band’s hype?… Continue reading

Behind the Candelabra Review

Liberace exclaims “I love to give the people a good time” which is exactly what director Steven Soderbergh does through a full blend of humour, drama and good old fashioned entertainment in ‘Behind… Continue reading

Spring Breakers Review

  Every year thousands of college students in America embark on the ritualistic trip known as “Spring Break”, often migrating south to Florida and the Mexican city of Cancun in search of sun,… Continue reading

Looper Review

‘Looper’ is not your average sci-fi film, yes it may contain all the classic hallmarks of the genre; time travel, telekinetic powers and new gadgets, but it manages to rise above its genre… Continue reading

Skyfall Review

            This year marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond’s inception on the big screen and ‘Skyfall’ triumphantly reminds us why he remains one of the greatest icons of cinema. The film perfectly… Continue reading

Killing Them Softly

            From the outside ‘Killing Them Softly’ looks like any other gangster film, and although in many ways it is stereotypical of the genre, director Andrew Dominik  attempts to take a different approach… Continue reading

‘No’ Review

Largely overlooked at this year’s Oscars Pablo Larrain’s “No”, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, is a slick take on the classic election battle. Simply constructed yet beautifully anchored in its two settings… Continue reading