Film

 David Waites

The Raid 2 – Gareth Evans Returns For Another High-Flying Martial Arts Epic

The Raid 2 – Gareth Evans Returns For Another High-Flying Martial Arts Epic

Gareth Evans is back with another hard hitting martial arts film, the sequel to his film The Raid: Redemption. This year there’s more action, more high flying stunts, and even more for Evans fans to get excited about as The Raid 2: Berandal hits the big screen this summer. Only a short time after the […]

 Benjamin Smith

Review: The Zero Theorem – Fleetingly Brilliant, But Only Fleetingly

Review: The Zero Theorem – Fleetingly Brilliant, But Only Fleetingly

A plethora of dystopian films have emerged in recent years, Never Let Me Go, The Hunger Games and The Purge to name but a few, and here former-Python Terry Gilliam offers his take. It is familiar ground for Gilliam, who also made Brazil and Twelve Monkeys, but this is nowhere as effective as his previous […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

Review: Labour Day – Brolin And Winslet Star In Jason Reitman's Latest Outing

Review: Labour Day – Brolin And Winslet Star In Jason Reitman's Latest Outing

Labour Day is a unique offering from Jason Reitman, the man behind drama-comedies Juno, Up in the Air and Young Adult. However this time out he deviates from his usual approach and gives us something different. The film follows Adele (Oscar winner Kate Winslet) and her 13 year old son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) whose lives are at a […]

 Ruth Edmundson

Review: The Garden of Words – Brief And Simple, But Rich And Deep

Review: The Garden of Words – Brief And Simple, But Rich And Deep

Japanese literature has many phrases and teachings that are culturally specific yet have a universal meaning for us all. The Japanese phrase “mono no aware” is one such idiom that is hard to translate but can apply to everyone at onstage of their life. Roughly it means a sense of awareness and (to an extent) […]

 Adam Sancaster

Rio 2 – Jesse Eisenberg And Anne Hathaway Head Up An All-Star Feathered Feature

Rio 2 – Jesse Eisenberg And Anne Hathaway Head Up An All-Star Feathered Feature

  In the sequel to the Oscar nominated Rio, the loveable Blu, Jewel and their three kids head to the Amazon rainforest. Rio 2 follows Blu’s struggle to adapt to a new life in the wild, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Fans will see the return of the popular lovebirds Blu (Jesse […]

 Adam Sancaster

Review: Captain America The Winter Soldier – An Exciting Outing For The Avenger's Dullest Member

Review: Captain America The Winter Soldier – An Exciting Outing For The Avenger's Dullest Member

Ok, I’ll be completely honest here, the first Captain America film did little but reinforce my opinion that he is by far the dullest member of The Avengers. After all, the Captain’s most distinguished skill is that he’s rather good at extreme frisbee. However, Marvel has really turned it around with The Winter Soldier. To […]

 Lauren Edgar

Maleficent – Angelina Jolie Stars In A Darker Retelling Of Sleeping Beauty

Maleficent – Angelina Jolie Stars In A Darker Retelling Of Sleeping Beauty

Following in the footsteps of Snow White and the Huntsman, Walt Disney’s Maleficent puts another dark spin on a classic fairy tale. The action packed fantasy is told from the perspective of antagonist Maleficent – retelling the tale of Sleeping Beauty we already know. The untold story explains the events that took place that lead […]

 Ross Mchugh

Film Review: Need For Speed – The Engine's Running, But There's Nobody Behind The Wheel

Film Review: Need For Speed – The Engine's Running, But There's Nobody Behind The Wheel

Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots star in this video game adaptation that features plenty of street racing but becomes painfully predictable. In his first chance in a starring role since the finale of Breaking Bad, Paul plays Tobey Marshall, a street racer who owns a garage in upstate New York, who often enters […]

 Jordan Charlton

Hercules – Kellan Lutz Flexes His Acting Muscles In 2014 Reboot

Hercules – Kellan Lutz Flexes His Acting Muscles In 2014 Reboot

In this ab-packed update of the classic tale of Hercules, Kellan Lutz plays the muscular, mythical hero. Set in Ancient Greece 1200 BC, a queen is succumbed by a God and bears his son. This take on the Radical Studios graphic novel follows the son of Zeus, half man, half god, whose stepfather the King […]

 Ross Mchugh

Chris Evans And Scarlett Johansson Return In Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Chris Evans And Scarlett Johansson Return In Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Chris Evans returns to the big screen as Steve Rogers in Captain America: The First Avenger, the sequel to the popular 2011 film based on Marvel Comic’s patriotic superhero. Set two years after the events of the Avengers, Rogers is struggling to adapt to life in the modern world while living in Washington, DC. However, […]