Review: Premium Rush

An enjoyable fast-paced ride through the streets of New York! A bicycle courier in New York finds himself hounded by a crooked cop for the package he is delivering. Simple as that! Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Wilee in this film that makes reference to the cartoon character that name is synonymous with while at times…

Review: Paprika

Paprika is a mind bending visual feast, giving life to the surreal landscape of dreams with a detective story. DC Mini is a device that allows individuals to share dreams, to enter other peoples dreams and even allow others to alter someone’s dreams. It is now used for therapy and medical treatment, but when one…

Review: Midnight Special

The cryptic title gives nothing away, Midnight Special is a moody, slow, unique little science fiction chase film. A father is on the run from the Government and a fanatical group who are after his young son who apparently has supernatural gifts. While the nature of his son’s abilities are an ever unfolding mystery with…

Saga Review: The Terminator

So with Terminator: Genisys arriving to cinemas soon I feel it is important to look back at the series as a whole. I love the Terminator franchise, or at least I love the first two movies and appreciate the mythos and universe they have created. The series itself is a bit of a contradiction: on…

Trilogy Review: Mad Max

So it turns out I had not seen the original Mad Max, nor had I seen the third installment of the trilogy (although with its current infamy it seems like I have) and with the incredible Mad Max: Fury Road out in cinemas, I wanted to revisit them all. Now for the purposes of validity,…

Review: Now You See Me

We’ve had numerous magician / magic trick movies, and while Now You See Me doesn’t try to reinvent the concept, it is certainly a flashy, entertaining, easily consumable affair. Four magicians, an escape artist, mentalist, card trickster and a slight-of-hand street magician, are all brought together to perform a dazzling show at Las Vegas. Who…

Review: In Time

A short, straightforward but quite unique science fiction thriller from the director of Gattaca. In Time is a small film with big ideas, and straight off the starting line I appreciated its metaphorical future world, a future where money does not exist and the most precious commodity is time. Your time. Everyone is born with a genetic…