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Monsters vs. Aliens – blink and you’ll miss it
March 30, 2009 – 5:50 pm | Comments Off on Monsters vs. Aliens – blink and you’ll miss it
Monsters vs. Aliens – blink and you’ll miss it

Monsters vs. Aliens is not a film that has received much publicity here in the U.K. Being a sucker for the (seemingly) underdog then I headed on down to my local multiplex and handed over …

Knowing – nice concept / bad formation
March 23, 2009 – 1:15 am | 6 Comments
Knowing – nice concept / bad formation

I am sitting here, trying to figure out the antonym for the word “awe”. For that is what I am feeling right now. Knowing stars Nicolas Cage and is directed by Alex Proyas (responsible for …

Timecrimes – time travel without the 80’s car
March 17, 2009 – 10:51 pm | Comments Off on Timecrimes – time travel without the 80’s car
Timecrimes – time travel without the 80’s car

What is it about time travel films that get me as excited as a teenager finding his first facial hair? Is it the fact that I am about to watch something that will ultimately confuse …

Faintheart – A rom-com for geeks!
March 10, 2009 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Faintheart – A rom-com for geeks!
Faintheart – A rom-com for geeks!

I’m aware that this review is of a film that you have probably never heard of. However that’s what makes it worthy of a review in the first place. Faintheart is an unusual collaboration between …

Watchmen – A hollow beauty
March 6, 2009 – 6:35 pm | 2 Comments
Watchmen – A hollow beauty

What sort of individual queues up to see a bunch of men (and one woman) dress up in tight latex? Well a stack load of hype is usually the key. The fact that Watchmen is …

Synecdoche, New York – beautiful art at its very weirdest!
March 6, 2009 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Synecdoche, New York – beautiful art at its very weirdest!
Synecdoche, New York – beautiful art at its very weirdest!

Now there are weird things in life and there are the films that are written by Charlie Kaufman. Responsible for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich he is certainly quite prepared …

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li – yes it’s rubbish!
March 5, 2009 – 7:45 am | One Comment
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li – yes it’s rubbish!

So Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li is finally here and if Rotten Tomatoes are to be believed, everyone seems to hate it. The first question to ask then, is why? Surely it can’t be …

Confessions of a Shopaholic – Isla Fisher at her very best
March 4, 2009 – 1:06 am | 2 Comments
Confessions of a Shopaholic – Isla Fisher at her very best

You may be wondering what a 33 year old man is doing watching a blatant chick flick like Confessions of a Shopaholic.

What would inspire a lone man to walk into a cinema and ask for …

Soul Men – A modern day Blues Brothers!
February 26, 2009 – 7:34 am | Comments Off on Soul Men – A modern day Blues Brothers!
Soul Men – A modern day Blues Brothers!

I was really looking forward to Soul Men. This was not due to the fact that two of its stars had recently died, but more because of the trailer. It managed to hold my attention …

Doubt – not as Oscar worthy as you’d imagine
February 25, 2009 – 5:36 am | Comments Off on Doubt – not as Oscar worthy as you’d imagine
Doubt – not as Oscar worthy as you’d imagine

When a film is nominated for 5 Academy Awards you’d think it was worth a watch. Well “Doubt” starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams and Philip Seymour Hoffman is such a film and despite most of …