Clearly aimed at teens and young adults, Divergent is a science fiction adventure story about conformity, the importance of individuality and the philosophy of maturity. In a post apocalyptic world where people are categorised into one of five factions in an… Continue Reading
When Avengers Assemble was released, it was generally felt that Captain America was the lamest of Avengers. With his shield and distinct lack of super powers, he just looked dated and generally uninspiring. How times have changed. When Nick Fury… Continue Reading
Starred Up is, in a word, extreme. While essentially it’s a drama about the relationship between a son and his father, the level of authenticity and violence in a deeply disturbing environment prevent it from ever getting soppy, perhaps until… Continue Reading
300: Rise Of An Empire delivers on everything you’d expect from a sequel (or prequel) to the original 300: Stylistic, often slow-motion cinematography, graphic sound design, epic panoramic battle scenes across breathtaking – all be it CGI – scenery, tonnes… Continue Reading
Nominated for five Oscars the day before UK release, The Wolf of Wall Street stars Leonardo DiCaprio (nominated for Best Actor) as Jordan Belfort in this cocky and slick white collar Goodfellas story following his rise as a young stockbroker… Continue Reading
12 Years A Slave does something that few films do well: If you have any kind of empathy at all you will leave the cinema feeling physically disgusting, a feeling which twenty four hours and two showers later, I still… Continue Reading
American Hustle boasts an all star cast and a reasonable concept: A con man and his partner are forced to work for the FBI to bring down corrupt politicians and organised criminals. A barely recognisable Christian Bale, Toby Cooper, Jeremy… Continue Reading
Django Unchained is everything you expect from Tarantino and more. Over the top cartoonish violence, unforgettable characters and a sound track.