George Clooney’s latest effort behind the camera sees Ryan Gosling’s idealistic campaign consultant discover the dark side of politics in The Ides of March. Engaged in a fictional presidential campaign, Clooney (pulling triple duty) co-stars as governor Mike Morris alongside the excellent Gosling and brings Philip [...]
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The eagerly anticipated silver screen adaptation of Hergé’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn finally lands in cinemas Friday after much hype. Director Steven Spielberg’s first animated feature is packed with action and is startlingly beautiful, and while it may not be a classic, [...]
This isn’t a ‘serious’ film; let’s get that straight. Yes, Viola Davis is going to get an Oscar nomination and that will skew people’s perception of the movie but this is, in fact, popcorn drama of the highest order. Based on a novel that book [...]
Movies about kids who randomly murder scores of their classmates are like buses. You wait forever and then two come along at once. In this case it’s Beautiful Boy, aka the school shooter film that nobody saw, and We Need To Talk About Kevin, the [...]
“Contagion” is one of the better productions you’ll see, this whole year. There are so many things that are done so well that I can understand the accolades and acclaim the movie is attracting. Seriously, I wouldn’t know where to start. Should I talk about [...]
The original Johnny English (2003) was silly, brainless and very occasionally funny; its sequel is not so much a rebirth as a regurgitation. This time round, the hapless spy (Rowan Atkinson) is summoned home from a Tibetan training camp by MI7 (now branded by Toshiba and [...]