Arrival (2016)

Welcome to week two of Amy Adams appreciation fortnight. For the last few years, it seems that there has been a trend for the latter half of the year to bring us a science-fiction adventure that breaks out of it’s genre confines and finds appeal with the mass audience. Of late, films like Gravity, Interstellar…

The Martian (2015)

Just short of a year ago, I was sat in a dark theatre having my mind bended in all sorts of directions by Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. This year, it appears that the sci-fi cinema audiences are swapping Matthew McConaughey for Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s big screen adaptation of Andy Weir’s 2001 novel The Martian. With…

The Alphabet Movie Meme Challenge

It is almost impossible for me to get any trips to the cinema in during the festive period, the holidays being taken up not only by Christmas but also by my birthday and New Year celebrations. Therefore I have nothing to review for you this week, but instead decided to complete the ‘Alphabet Movie Meme…

Top Ten: Films Of 2013

Here it is, the annual post in which all of my readers determine that I know absolutely nothing about film and tear my choices for the ten best of the year in to pieces. I like what I like, and here be the choices, including some of those inbetweener films at the start of the…

Gravity (2013)

The premise is as simple as you will find in a film that is set to make upwards of half a billion dollars. Two astronauts, lost in space, trying to get home. I was anxious before going in to see Gravity that it was not going to be able to live up to the gargantuan…

Top Ten: Films To Look Out For In 2013

New year, new movies. Here are ten that I’m interested in seeing in 2013, listed in order of release date. Trailers provided where available! 1. Stoker (March 1st) After India’s father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious,…