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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Rating: 4/5 Rest assured, this is a spoiler-free review. This is intended for the fans that simply need to know whether it’s any good, not to reveal any details of what exactly happens. That… Read More


Rating: 5/5 Talk about saving the best for last. Birdman was the last of the main Oscar contenders left on my list. It just happens to be my new favourite. Everything about the… Read More

22 Jump Street Review

Chris Miller and Phil Lord made this sequel bigger and better in every aspect but not at the sake of its charm. 21 Jump Street caught people by surprise. With Channing Tatum’s casting… Read More

The Trip to Italy

This film will make you want to travel, eat, learn, read and watch classic cinema… and enjoy it all with a good friend. Like the many colourful dishes in this film, there’s something… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man Universe…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro is an impressive popcorn blockbuster. The action is mind-blowing, especially the fight scenes between Spidey and Jamie Foxx’s Dr. Manhattan Electro, and the swing choreography is… Read More

The Wolf of Wall Street

Funny, intense, crazy, quick and smart as hell, thanks to a brilliant script based on an incredible true story, headed by a brilliant director, lead and support cast. People, this is as good… Read More

Thanks For Sharing

Thanks For Sharing This is the debut from director Stuart Blumberg, who wrote The Kids Are All Right. And maybe it’s because he only drafted the screenplay for Thanks For Sharing, but the… Read More

Kick-Ass 2

I made the mistake of watching the original Kick-Ass the day before watching the sequel. That’s like visiting the Grand Canyon and then expecting to be wowed by an average hole in the… Read More


“The thinking man’s blockbuster” is almost an oxymoron these days. There’s a few exceptions, like the The Matrix or Inception… but unfortunately Elysium is not one of them. Neill Blomkamp has tried to… Read More

The Best Songs in Movies

Good music to a film is kind of like tomato sauce on a meat pie… it’s not essential but definitely makes it better. There are so many awesome soundtracks out there, some better… Read More

The Avengers

FILM REVIEW Whether you like superhero movies or not, you have to appreciate what Marvel Studios have achieved with The Avengers. There was a massive amount of risk putting the wheels in motion to make this… Read More

The Raid

FILM REVIEW If you only see one action film this year that’s not based on comic book characters or literary spies, then make sure it’s The Raid. This film is 101 minutes of pure,… Read More

The Hunger Games

FILM REVIEW With the Twilight series ending this year, Hollywood saw an opening to launch for a new teen franchise. Much like Twilight, The Hunger Games is based on a series of best-selling novels and already had a… Read More

Our Idiot Brother

FILM REVIEW Paul Rudd is a very loveable guy. But after his big break as the dorky older brother in Clueless it took a while for him to find a role that people would notice –… Read More


FILM REVIEW I feel sorry for that woman who is trying to sue the promoters of Drive. Basically, she was expecting it to be more like Fast & Furious. Drive is everything that Fast & Furious is not… and… Read More

The Three Muskateers

FILM REVIEW They could have just named this Pirates of the Caribbean: The Three Musketeers. After all, it’s clearly replicating the basic formula – the story even revolves around flying pirate ships… yes,… Read More


FILM REVIEW You know when someone talks about head lice and you involuntarily start scratching? Contagion does the same thing with coughing. While sitting through the screening, every time someone on-screen coughed, a member of… Read More

TT3D: Closer to the Edge

FILM REVIEW Forget about Real Steel, TT3D: Closer to the Edge is the best movie about man and his machine you will see all year. In fact, it’s easily the best sports movie I’ve seen in… Read More

13 Assassins

FILM REVIEW Much like honour and courage, the Japanese samurai epic is something that cannot be bought with money – no matter how much some Hollywood studios are willing to pay. The closest… Read More

The Green Lantern

FILM REVIEW Just when you thought Hollywood was done investing in Ryan Reynold’s cocky routine or comic book movies in general, DC has finally decided to stop hiding behind their two biggest drawcards (Batman and Superman)… Read More


FILM REVIEW Hanna opens with the main character (Saoirse Ronan) shooting a deer with a bow and arrow, standing over the wounded animal explaining, “I just missed your heart”, before shooting it in the… Read More

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows: Part 2

FILM REVIEW The final Harry Potter was not the epic spectacle I was hoping for but it did allow the franchise to bow out with its credibility intact. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows: Part Two will… Read More