"Death has come to your little town, sheriff.”

Review: Interstellar -“Breathtaking, emotional and majestic”

Review: Interstellar -“Breathtaking, emotional and majestic”

Interstellar is an attack on the senses and a film that will leave many viewers feeling exhausted when they stumble out of the cinema, probably desperate for the toilet. Yet it is an experience worth having – at least once, if not more (and in different ways and with different size screens). The film is beautifully shot, with stunning visuals that...

Tech Review: Optoma HD26 Projector

Tech Review: Optoma HD26 Projector

I had already tried out the Optoma HD50 projector (read the review). That was for a proper home cinema set up in a dedicated room, so it was time to give the Optoma HD26 a spin. This is a home entertainment model, designed to be used without dimming lights in your average living room. As with the previous projector, the HD26 was simple to set up straight out of...

Review: Drive Rescore‏

Review: Drive Rescore‏

The One Where Cliff Martinez Is A Real Human Being And A Real hero For Staying Away Any excuse to write about Gosling, right? For anyone outside of the UK you may not know but Drive was shown last night, with a totally new soundtrack. New score. New songs over every scene. Presumably part of a new series, the idea is to replace iconic soundtracks with new...

Interstellar – First clip may make you angry

Interstellar – First clip may make you angry

This first clip from Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is early on in the film and Matthew McConaughey‘s character has been called into his daughter’s school. It may make you angry, because there are people out there like the teachers in the film. Here is the reason why it happens. Interstellar — set sometime in the vaguely...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – Final Trailer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – Final Trailer

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her...

DVD Review: Felony

DVD Review: Felony

Director: Matthew Saville Writer: Joel Edgerton Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George Synopsis: After escaping a deadly bullet during a raid, Malcolm Toohey (Edgerton) goes out drinking and celebrating with the rest of his force. Driving home drunk he clips a kid on a bike, injuring the boy in the middle of the road. He then has...

Review: Fury – “My favourite war movie ever”

Review: Fury – “My favourite war movie ever”

The One Where Brad Pitt Drags My Sorry Ass Out Of Retirement Prologue: (Skip to Chapter 1 for the actual film review. The prologue is essentially about me making love to a beautiful woman). Well, it’s been a while. Thankfully, writing film reviews is a lot like making love to a beautiful woman – so I’m back in the saddle. Or back in the tank...

Marvel announce Captain Marvel, Avengers: Infinity War & more. Plus Black Panther has been cast

Marvel announce Captain Marvel, Avengers: Infinity War & more. Plus Black Panther has been cast

Lots of Marvel news has been released about Phase 3. Details on plots, titles and we now know who is playing Black Panther. Read on to find out everything. AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON will be in 3D (previously announced 5/1/15 wide playdate is unchanged) ANT-MAN will be in 3D (previously announced 7/17/15 wide playdate is unchanged) CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR...

Review: Nightcrawler – “The tension crackles throughout.”

Review: Nightcrawler – “The tension crackles throughout.”

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Nightcrawler, which is not a gritty reboot of Alan Cumming’s X-Men character, but a brilliant thriller about freelance crime journalism. Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is an unemployed, on the cusp of Asperger’s, night owl. While driving the LA streets one night, Lou comes across a car accident. As the cops try and pull a survivor...

13 Days of Horror: The Babadook

13 Days of Horror: The Babadook

This film premiere was brought to you by Heineken and Empire, who delivered complimentary Heineken and pop-corn to all guests as well as a great introduction to the evening through Empire’s Chris Hewitt. As part of Heineken’s ‘Open Your City’ campaign, Heineken provides inspiration and access to many more film previews and fun nights out in London. Visit...