The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (2014)

So here we are, the end of 2014 and most probably the end of cinema’s romance with the multiple goings on in middle earth. My relationship with Peter Jackson and his thirteen year long imaginings of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional creations can very much be split in to a tale of two trilogies. The director’s Lord…

Noah (2014)

American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky¬†was responsible for one of my favourite films of the year back in the 2010 when Black Swan came out of nowhere to completely blow me away. Four years on and Aronofsky’s next feature film is an ambitious take on one of the most widely recognised stories known to man, the tale…

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

So here we are again, the end of the year and another journey, this time not so unexpected, to Middle Earth and the trials and tribulations of Bilbo Baggins and Thorin Oakenshield’s band of ¬†dwarves on their campaign towards the Kingdom of Erebor to confront menacing dragon Smaug. I would go in to further detail…

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,…

Top Ten: Films Of 2012

I didn’t get to the cinema as much as I should have in 2012, being incapacitated by the European Championships in June, Wimbledon in July, the Olympics in August and the US Open in September, but here are the ten best films I did manage to catch between goals/points/medals this year. 1. Prometheus This met…

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…