Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Sandra Bullock. Cate Blanchett. Sarah Paulson. Helena Bonham Carter. Any one of those four names is usually enough to get me in the to cinema. Now, those four together? With a whole further host of amazing actresses to boot? Promising to bring some of the high jinks heist fun of the 2000s Ocean’s trilogy but with…

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: Christmas Movies

With only two weeks to go until the big day, I thought I’d throw my two cents in to the gigantic internet bucket full of articles exclaiming which of the endless reels of Christmas themed films are the best. I’ll admit that around the holidays I tend to watch the familiar comforts of The Sound…

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…

The Heat (2013)

Before we begin, I’ll be honest and say that I knew I was going to enjoy this film and was prepared to like it against my better judgement. Sandra Bullock, check. Sandra Bullock playing another FBI agent a la Miss Congeniality, check. Melissa McCarthy, check. Melissa McCarthy playing another bawdy, inappropriate sidekick a la Bridesmaids,…