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.
Please, if you care about cinema at at, don’t buy this film! It’s utter rubbish and I’m sure that it’s bad for your health.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 is a fantastic film which has something for children and adults alike. I wouldn’t be averse to a trilogy.
Fury is a remarkably enjoyable, intense and brutal war film, something we haven’t seen for a while.
Nightcrawler is one of the most tense, thrilling and thought provoking films of the year. Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance is spellbinding and something to be seen again and again.
Despite Nolan’s over-ambition and Interstellar’s overly long running time, it is still a remarkable piece of filmmaking; one which should be applauded for its big ideas, fantastic visuals and enthralling performances.
It’s a shame that Horns ended up being so average because the source material is good and should have resulted in a much more promising picture.