Top Five (2014)

He may be one the greatest stand up comics of the last fifty years, but it would be fair to say that Chris Rock’s fortunes in the realms of cinema have been extremely mixed at best. In fact, with the exception of the very enjoyable documentary Good Hair from 2009, I would go so far…

Top Ten: Films That Never Won An Oscar

With the film world’s biggest awards ceremony just around the corner, cinema sites and blogs across the internet are filled with predictions and lists of Oscar favourites of the past. It is important to remember, though, that out of the hundreds of movies that are released every year, only a small handful are given Academy…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Just when I thought it had been a refreshingly long time since Hollywood went delving in to the buckets of the past to bring us a new shiny reboot, director Jonathan Liebesman breaks the ceasefire with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The turtles were a phenomenon that somewhat passed me by as a child, I certainly watched…

Mini Reviews #7

Dear Zachary: A Letter To His Son About His Father (2008) Director: Kurt Kuenne Starring: Andrew Bagby, David Bagby, Kathleen Bagby A heartbreaking documentary made by a friend of the murdered Dr. Andrew Bagby, compiling as many memories as he can for Andrew’s baby son Zachary as a family memento. The less said about the…