It’s about time someone was actually allowed to land a punch on the iron jaw of Scientology. And who better than renowned documentarian Alex Gibney?
George Miller reasserts himself as the best action director working today, revitalising not only the Mad Max franchise, but the genre as a whole.
John Wick marks a return to form for Keanu Reeves, recementing his status as one of the greatest action stars working today.
Easily the best horror film of the year, It Follows is a potent reminder of just how great the genre can be when backed by great writing.
Kingsman is a solid, fun, funny and enjoyable action film which is a good way to spend 2 hours of your life.
Disney have delivered a wonderful film, which promises to become yet another money spinning franchise for the house of mouse.
Damien Chazelle has created something very special in Whiplash. Tense, traumatising, electrifying, depressing and uplifting, which takes you on a roller-coaster of emotions, all resulting a barn storming finish.
Chris Tilly and I had a discussion regarding what the world of a film critic really entails in the age of the internet.
J.C Chandor has made a first-class gangster film, which brings to mind the very best films in the genre.
Alex Garland has really pulled off something special. Ex Machina is a visceral, engaging, though-provoking and an unnerving experience.
Heists are always interesting to watch onscreen, which is probably why Hollywood likes to make so many movies involving them. Read my top ten heist movie list at Taste of Cinema.
The Hobbit: BOTFA is a found and teary eyed farewell to Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth, which he has served so well, over so many years.
With Christmas and the New Year almost upon us, it’s that time of the year where everyone likes to write and promote their top ten best films of the year. Everybody loves a list!
What We Do in the Shadows is one of the funniest films of the year, and proves that you don’t have to go down the route that most modern comedies are going down nowadays.
Black Sea is an interesting and effective piece. There much more amid this Dennis Kelly-scripted thriller, which is not just your average National Treasure type of fortune hunting picture.
The story of how John Lasseter brought Disney back into the light.
Mockingjay – Part 1 is an interesting film in its own right and accompanies the films which have gone before it perfectly.
There will surely be a third film, yet this sequel is a step up from The Hangover trilogy. Who knows, Hollywood might one day make the Citizen Kane of modern comedy.
How can Hollywood blockbusters make even more money? Answer: get your film screened in China, or better yet, make your film’s content more accessible to a Chinese audience.
There is so much that game developers can learn from Thatgamecompany. Journey really is a modern masterpiece in the field and one to cherish for many years to come.