Trilogy Review: Before Sunrise, Sunset & Midnight

I’ve seen Before Sunrise and Before Sunset before, and I found the first one certainly compelling. But I didn’t realise it was a trilogy now and Joel, a fan of Cinema Cocoa, suggested I review them after guessing my film related picture question correctly over Facebook and Twitter! What I didn’t realise, was how much of…

Review: Boyhood

98% Fresh from critics on Rottentomatoes.com, 8.2 on IMDB.com, winner of one Academy award and nominated for five others including Best Picture and Directing, and winner of two BAFTAs and three Golden Globes. Yes, the sting for this opening paragraph is that I didn’t care forBoyhood. Progressively filmed over twelve years and edited down to…

Tribute Review: Robin Williams

On Monday, 11th of August we lost one of Hollywood’s most remarkable and charismatic men, and it was such a shock that I still don’t think it has quite set in yet… Now I don’t care what the News articles say about Robin Williams now, I don’t want cameras and reporters prying into his family…

Review: The Purge

What with The Purge: Anarchy coming out this week, I decided I best catch up with last year’s film that I failed to catch in cinemas. I had been told already that it was a bad movie, but sadly it didn’t fail to live up to its reputation. The Purge is set in near-future America…

Review: Sinister

Perhaps it is from railing so hard on Insidious earlier that I went into Sinister with such low expectations that I actually enjoyed it? That isn’t to say it doesn’t have its issues; straight off the bat we have the classic setting of a family moving into a house with a history of grisly murders,…