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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Question marks were left hanging over The Hobbit trilogy after An Unexpected Journey hit our screens asking if this three-part series was simply a means to flesh out the narrative and make some extra dolla. Holding a hopeful light for The Hobbit, I seated myself in the theatre with mixed feelings of foreboding excitement and...
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review

The release of The Hunger Games last year brought something new and exciting to the genre, something more gritty and serious. Over a year later the sequel Catching Fire has been released and is even bigger and better than the first instalment. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), the winner of the 74th Hunger Games returns to...
Review: Gravity

Review: Gravity

What a stomach spinning 91 minutes. After waiting almost a month since the U.S. release for Alfonso Cuarón’s, Sandra Bullock hurdling Gravity to hit UK cinemas, I am happy with the finished product. Cuarón seems to have been on a seven year hiatus since his 2006 smash hit Children of Men, but the wait has...
Thor: The Dark World Review

Thor: The Dark World Review

Note: This review contains spoilers Whenever I am asked to go watch a superhero movie, something in my head switches off. It takes a lot for a superhero film to interest me as the genre is simply one that just I don’t find appealing. I think the market has become saturated in the last couple...
The Top Ten Films for Halloween

The Top Ten Films for Halloween

All hallows eve, day of the dead, pumpkin harvest…whatever Halloween is to you, it’s a great excuse to watch a myriad of frightening films. We thrive on fear, searching for the best scare that only a select few films will bring. Hunting for the scariest scare and most frightening fright, I have finally settled on...
Review: Captain Phillips

Review: Captain Phillips

After the misstep that was 2010’s Green Zone, Paul Greengrass is back on form with Captain Phillips, a mostly successful thriller that features stellar lead performances from Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. Best known for directing The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, Paul Greengrass has made his mark directing modern, gritty and high-octane action...