The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Well, here we are. Four films and four years later, film lovers across the world are finally ready to say goodbye to the Hunger Games franchise. My relationship with the series has always been very much one of a feeling of looking in from the outside. Whereas I was deeply invested in each Harry Potter…

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)

Well, here we are again. In the absence of Harry Potter and Twilight, it seems the one thing that gets fans of the young adult genre quivering with excitement each year is the latest instalment of Suzanne Collins’ monumentally successful Hunger Games series. Not quite ready to put the franchise to bed in 2014, the…

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…

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Oh look, it’s another review of that new film everybody has been talking about. You know the one, with the kids and the killing and stuff. No, silly, not Battle Royale, it’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Just over a year has passed since we witnessed Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark defy all the odds and…

Top Ten: Kick Ass Chicks In Film

Being a member of the fairer sex myself, nothing pleases me more in a film than a stone cold, face slapping, no shit giving head bitch in charge. Here are ten of the best. 1. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection) Simply one of the greatest cinematic characters of all time,…

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…