Review: Missing Link

From such an acclaimed animation studio, you would hope for more than this. A British hunter looking for fame and fortune goes in search of the legendary Sasquatch. But what he finds is not what he expected at all; a living, breathing, talking creature who enlisted his help to find his way home. Laika animation…

Review: Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

A film loved by critics and one can see why, but┬áBirdman also had my attention immediately. Unique and darkly humorous, Michael Keaton at his very best. Riggan Thomson is a washed out, down on his luck actor who once had Hollywood fame as the superhero Birdman. Hoping to reignite his life’s significance he writes, directs…

Review: Puss in Boots

There is still a gulf between Dreamworks quality and Pixar quality, (excluding How to Train Your Dragon, of course) but Puss in Boots leaves the crumbling nonsense of the Shrek series and makes something of itself. Puss In Boots is a prequel to the Shrek films and follows the loveable feline rogue as he seeks…

Review: The Muppets

Nostalgic Nonsense! I didn’t know what to expect going in to The Muppets, I have seen the Muppet’s Christmas Carol and Treasure Island (I enjoyed those a great deal) but this movie is entirely original material based around the old Muppet Show on television. Kermit the Frog and co have split up after their old…

Review: Into the Wild

Based off a true story that was also novelised, Into the Wild tells the story of Chris McCandless and his very personal endeavour to escape society and the suffocation of modern life. Upon graduating with excellent grades, Chris abandons the parents he had grown to despise and takes to the road without a word. Under…