Film Review: Youth

Paolo Sorrentino’s reflections on ageing are beautifully captured in Youth. Performances in the film are great, and the visuals are often captivating. A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday in a Swiss hotel with his best friend, a film director who is working on his latest script. Fred and Mick reflect upon their own lives, as well as those of […]

Read more

Film Review: The Lobster

The Lobster is a witty and engaging satire on love and relationships in the modern age. Yorgos Lanthimos’ film is incredibly watchable. In a world where single people are outlawed, David goes to The Hotel following his marriage break up. There, single people are given 45 days to find a new romantic partner, or else they will be turned into […]

Read more

Film Review: Oz The Great and Powerful

With its spellbinding imagery, Oz The Great and Powerful is a most pleasing fantasy adventure. Oscar Diggs is a fairground magician always on the look out for the next scam. When he is swept away to the magical land of Oz, the inhabitants believe him to be the great wizard that they have been waiting for… Oz The Great and […]

Read more

Stuff To Look At

Plenty of stuff this week; a new Oz The Great and Powerful poster, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters trailer, something from Stoker and more… Trouble With the Curve [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7RTV5BOiCg[/youtube] Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake, Trouble With the Curve is a drama about a baseball scout. After Clint Eastwood films received a mixed reception at best, it will […]

Read more

Trailer Round-Up

This week, we have new trailers for Oz The Great Powerful, Dredd and Hope Springs, as well as a clip from The Expendables 2 and the latest TV spot from The Dark Knight Rises. Oz The Great and Powerful [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyywumlnhdw[/youtube] Despite not being a hit on its initial release, The Wizard of Oz has gone on to become one of […]

Read more

The Deep Blue Sea Preview Video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZeQHX1dmj0[/youtube] Rachel Weisz is all over this year’s London Film Festival. Well in both the opening and closing films anyway. Rachel Weisz stars with Tom Hiddleston in Terence Davies’ The Deep Blue Sea. The film, based on Terence Rattigan’s play, is due to close the London Film Festival on 27th October 2011. Above is a brief preview of what viewers […]

Read more

Dream House Trailer

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=hZtnOFecdCQ[/youtube] Dream House stars Daniel Craig, his new wife Rachel Weisz, as well as Naomi Watts. The film looks creepy. From the trailer above, Dream House could be one of those very outlandish suspense thrillers. However, the calibre of the main cast suggests more quality than this. With The Awakening released around the same time, it seems November is the […]

Read more
1 2 3