The Judge (2014)

David Dobkin’s most recent directorial offering, The Judge, is the kind of film narrative that is most often reserved for melodramatic films about the complicated love hate relationship between a mother and daughter, as stubborn and unforgiving as one another. In this instance, the gender roles have been reversed and we have Robert Downey, Jr.…

Oh! That Film Blog’s Podcast Debut!

Attention all Halloween fans! I was lucky enough to be asked to contribute to a podcast by Film Jive in which a bunch of podcasters and bloggers each gave their favourite piece of music from a horror film. It’s a brilliant long-form audio ride that will really get you in the mood for macabre holiday.…

The Maze Runner (2014)

It seems as though Hollywood can’t go more than a few months these days without bringing out yet another young adult dystopian tale adapted from a best selling novel that I have never heard of. Having already seen and enjoyed Divergent this year, it was now the turn of The Maze Runner, the film version…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Just when I thought it had been a refreshingly long time since Hollywood went delving in to the buckets of the past to bring us a new shiny reboot, director Jonathan Liebesman breaks the ceasefire with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.┬áThe turtles were a phenomenon that somewhat passed me by as a child, I certainly watched…

TV Corner: Top Ten TV Shows Of All Time

With nothing much in the cinematic universe taking my fancy this week, I figured it would be the perfect opportunity to delve in to TV Corner and share my ten favourite television shows of all time. I will admit that being a cinephile, there are significant and deep holes in my TV experience. I have…

Gone Girl (2014)

I, like many others all over the world, spent a week or so of my life in the summer of 2012 furiously turning the pages of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel Gone Girl. The story of a missing wife and suspect husband was a breath of fresh air, combining a degree of intelligence and great suspense…