Category Film Reviews

Film Review – Iron Man 3

Film Review: Iron Man 3 Director: Shane Black Producer: Kevin Feige Production Studio: Marvel Studios Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Gywneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Ben Kingsley Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), emotionally scarred by the events which nearly claimed his life during his battle alongside ‘The Avengers’, is forced back into action […]

Film Review – Ruby Sparks

Film Review: Ruby Sparks Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Harris Production Studio: Bona Fide Productions Starring: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas, Chris Messina “A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.” I have […]

Film Review – Jack Reacher

Film Review: Jack Reacher Director: Christopher McQuarrie Production Studio: Skydance Studios Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, Robert Duvall, Jai Courtney For a while it seemed as though Tom Cruise had well-and-truly gone into a tailspin with his acting career in free fall and his social standing rocked through the breakdown of […]

Film Review – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

I normally start each review with a respective trailer but this song, sung by Neil Finn of Crowded House/Split Enz/Finn Brothers, is so spectacular that it would be a crime not to let you hear it. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Director: Peter Jackson Production Studio: New Line Cinema, MGM, WingNut Films Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard […]

Film Review: Skyfall

Film Review: Skyfall Director: Sam Mendes Producer: Michael G. Wilson & Barbara Brocolli Studio: Eon Productions & Danjaq LLC, MGM Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench, Ben Wishaw The last time we saw James Bond he was escorting the Queen of England to the Olympic Park, a light hearted reminder […]

Film Review: Looper

Film Review: Looper Studio: FilmDistrict / Endgame Entertainment / DMG Entertainment Director: Rian Johnson Producer:  Ram Bergman / James D. Stern Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt / Bruce Willis / Emily Blunt / Jeff Daniels When was the last time audiences had a time travel story made simple but solid? Looper, against the odds manages to do […]

Film Review: Dredd 3D

Film Review: Dredd 3D Director: Pete Travis Studio:  DNA Films, IM Global, Reliance Entertainment Producer: Alex Garland Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey “Judge Dredd” is a name that audiences thought they might never see again, for good reason as well. The tough-as-nails judge-jury-and-executioner’s last outing into theatres was subpar to say the least, […]