Review: Kingsman – Secret Service

Matthew Vaughn continues his comic book adaptations after Kick Ass and X-Men: First Classwith this bloodied, tongue-in-cheek British spy action movie. A smart British youth who has found himself in hard times after the death of his father, but when an agent of a secret organisation requests he join the service he, and the other…

Review: Interstellar (2D)

Interstellar‘s beauty is skin deep: at its best it is inspiring and gorgeous to look at; at its worst it can be cliched and paradoxically lacking in explanation. Planet Earth is dying. The land is turning into a dustbowl and little to no life or vegetation can survive the dust storms that ravage the surface….

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…

Saga Review: Batman

Possibly one of the most iconic, well received and respected “superheroes” created, Batman’s success is thanks to the relatively down-to-Earth nature of the character, a¬†billionaire¬†with a taste for vengeance, with training and a lot of gadgets. It is the villains that broaden Batman’s scope, and are always the most interesting and mesmerising elements in any…

Review: Cars 2

Oh dear… I mean, oh dear… Let’s get this review out of the way. I quite enjoyed the first Cars film, in fact I have it on DVD, it was a heart warming story about what’s important in life (and not simply winning) and had likeable, quirky characters, a beginning, middle and end. Cars 2……