The Great Gatsby (2013)

The Great Gatsby was a film that I wanted to like more than I eventually did. Being a massive fan of the novel but a less than massive fan of Baz Luhrmann, I decided to disregard my directorial reservations and go in with as neutral a mind as I could. Sadly this attempted neutrality lasted…

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but finally got round to seeing Oz the Great and Powerful this week. The concept of the film was enough to pull me in, The Wizard of Oz being one of my favourite films, stage musical Wicked being a long lasting obsession of mine (I’ve…

Pitch Perfect (2012)

In the past four years we’ve all seen, guiltily enjoyed, and then quickly gotten over Glee. Now, just as I’d begun to remember what songs sounded like when sung by their original artists, comes Picture Perfect. It’s tempting to describe this film as Glee meets Bridesmaids but it’s far less cheesy and far less funny…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

I came to The Hobbit with little to no knowledge of the novel and almost completely faded memories of the Lord Of The Rings trilogy, having only seen each of them once at the cinema. I remembered Gollum, Frodo, Bilbo and Gandalf and was happy to see them again. Fantasy is a genre that I…