Have you got a taste for the weird? Do you mind having every part of your mind violated? Have you ever heard the word ‘vaginoplasty’uttered in Spanish? Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. If you want to really enjoy Almodovar’s latest film, then you should [...]
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With a very strong performance by Daniel Craig, “Cowboys and Aliens” effectively grabs your interest, from the first frame. His quintessential, tight-lipped, tough-guy cowboy is everything we want in a Western hero. Unfortunately, Craig’s performance is pretty much all this movie has going for itself. [...]
In the world of cinematic lineage The Guard shares a close genetic relationship with the 2008 darker-than-dark black comedy In Bruges. It’s not just its thematic sibling; writer/director John Michael McDonagh is the brother of writer/director Martin McDonagh (he of In Bruges fame). The films [...]
I will preface this review by saying that whilst I have, once or twice, watched the TV show I have never been a devotee or particularly a fan. Channel 4 has nothing that I want to watch on it these days, especially now that they’ve [...]
The original Planet of the Apes movie is a classic and, I am confidently assured, an era defining special effects event. 40 odd years later and actors in monkey suits with perfect English diction have been replaced by Weta’s digital simians, a technology that was [...]
Dominic Cooper’s been a ‘hot young thing’ for a while now without ever quite cracking Hollywood. He had a bit part in a little indie movie called Mamma Mia and a supporting role in this summer’s low-budget superhero movie Captain America, but somehow he’s never [...]