Review: The Impressionists and The Man Who Made Them
Jul30

Review: The Impressionists and The Man Who Made Them

The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them is a documentary from director Phil Grabsky, based around a touring exhibition of Impressionist works connected with the art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel that appeared in Paris, London and Philadelphia. The documentary uses interviews with curators, art historians and Durand-Ruel’s family, as well as a running narration by Durand-Ruel himself (voiced by Robert Lindsey), to tell the story...

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Review: Ant Man
Jul19

Review: Ant Man

After much stalling and ‘will they wont’ they the film marvel have wanted to make since 2006, before Iron Man, has finally been released. After Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish had written the screenplay Edgar Wright left the process due to creative differences in May 2014 again putting the film in doubt. Peyton Reed was brought in to direct the film in his place. Starring Paul Rudd (Scott Lang/Ant Man), Michael Douglas (Hank Pym/Ant...

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Review: Robot Overlords
Jul17

Review: Robot Overlords

Robot Overlords is a sci-fi film set in Britain that stars young actors Callan McAuliffe (The Great Gatsby), Milo Parker (Mr Holmes), Ella Hunt (Intruders) and James Tarpey (The World’s End) along  side acclaimed veterans of the screen Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3)  and Gillian Anderson (The X-Files). The film is set after the successful invasion of Earth by a race of alien robots who say they have come to learn about humans, and...

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New trailer for Woody Allen’s 50th film
Jul09

New trailer for Woody Allen’s 50th film

Check out this trailer for Woody Allen’s latest feature film Irrational Man, which stars Joaquin Phoenix (Her), Emma Stone  (The Amazing Spider-Man), Parker Posey (Louie) and Jamie Blackley (Snow White and the Huntsman). The film follows teacher Abe, a tormented philosophy professor who starts working at a small town college and becomes involved with two women – Rita, a lonely fellow professor who wants him to save her...

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New Dear White People UK trailer
Jun17

New Dear White People UK trailer

Check out this trailer for upcoming film Dear White People starring Tessa Thompson (Selma), Brandon P. Bell (Hollywood Heights), Teyonah Parris (Mad Men) and Denis Haysbert (24). When activist Samantha White is unexpectedly elected head of a traditionally black residence hall at Winchester University, it sets up a cultural campus war that challenges the conventional ideas of what it means to be black. Whilst Sam uses her notoriety as...

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Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron
May28

Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

The next blockbuster from Marvel Studios has been released and it is a culmination of all the hard work laid out in the last ‘phase’ of movies and TV. Sporting Joss Whedon in the director’s chair and an all star cast of now familiar faces Robert Downey Jr (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/Hulk), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) and Samuel L...

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Review: San Andreas
May27

Review: San Andreas

After the San Andreas fault gives, triggering a 9 on the richter scale in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco in a mission to save their only daughter. The action starts with a demonstration of Chief Ray Gaines (Dwayne Johnson) skill as a first responder when Natalie, a college student, runs her car off a cliff’s edge after the first...

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Dwayne Johnson sets selfie world record at San Andreas world premiere
May24

Dwayne Johnson sets selfie world record at San Andreas world premiere

Stars of the movie San Andreas walked the red carpet at The Odeon in London’s prestigious Leicester Square on Thursday 21st May. Many of the cast and crew including: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (The Fast and the Furious 7; The Scorpion King); Carla Gugino (The Night at the Museum; Spy Kids); Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson; Texas Chainsaw 3D); Pop legend Kylie Minogue and Director Brad Peyton (Journey 2) and others attended the World...

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Review: Automata
Apr08

Review: Automata

 Automata is a gritty science-fiction film set thirty years in the future, starring Antonio Banderas (Spy Kids) , Dylan McDermott (American Horror Story) , Melanie Griffith (Hawaii-Five-O) and Javier Bardem (Skyfall). The year is 2044 and due to solar flares the Earth is slowly being turned into a desert. Despite technology having regressed, humanity now has robots called Pilgrims, which were created to help mankind survive the new...

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Review:  Serena
Feb01

Review: Serena

  Serena is a sweeping, tragic love story starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.  Based on the book by Ron Rash and directed by Susanne Bier. Set in the mountains of North Carolina in 1929, the film follows the trials and troubles of George and Serena Pemberton’s timber business and marriage. Already in-debt to the banks, and using land in Brazil as collateral, George meets practical and beautiful Serena – who...

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