Tag Archives: new release

Eye in the Sky (2016) Review

Star-studded Eye in the Sky is all about military dilemmas. Some of America’s ‘Most Wanted’ are tracked down with the aim of capture rather than kill. As circumstances become more complicated, capture is no longer an option and the film … Continue reading

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Eddie the Eagle (2016) Review

I can’t say that I was desperate to go and see Eddie the Eagle in the cinema; it’s not that the reviews have been bad (because they haven’t), but more that it’s just not the kind of film that immediately … Continue reading

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Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Review

Batman V Superman is a film of two sides, there is of course two heroes battling against each other (a weird concept in itself) but also the film has one, promisingly good side and one stupidly silly side. Unfortunately it’s … Continue reading

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SPECTRE (2015) Review

The weekend Box Office figures haven’t even been released and yet it’s obvious that Spectre is going to be one of the biggest films of the whole year (Update: I was right, it grossed a whopping £41.3m in the first week … Continue reading

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The Martian (2015) Review

Ridley Scott has made a few questionable films in recent years, most notably last year’s flop – Exodus: Gods and Kings (which I actually quite liked despite widespread criticism). However, it seems like Scott has returned to form with The … Continue reading

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The Gift (2015) Review

Joel Edgerton’s directorial debut is a chilling but smart thriller; it’s also a film that nobody has really heard anything about. Psychological thrillers like The Gift rarely get much hype – a few TV spots the week before release and … Continue reading

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Jurassic World (2015) Review

Going into Jurassic World I had a horrible feeling that it would be rubbish. If you’ve read my last blog post, on creativity in the film industry, then you’ll understand some of my issues with the fact that this film … Continue reading

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