Review: Escape Plan (2013)

My review of Escape Plan, the latest post-Expendables collaboration between Arnie and Sly, directed by Mikael Håfström and also starring Vinnie Jones, Sam Neill and, erm, 50 Cent…

Michael Sheen on Movie Music, feat. David Lynch

If you get the chance, make sure you check out this fascinating Radio 2 show, hosted by Michael Sheen and featuring an in-depth interview with David Lynch, on movie music and the masterful director’s eclectic career.

On the Horizon 

A link to a list of some future releases (and some current ones that I haven’t seen yet) that I’m piss-pants excited about watching.

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

Originally publised on Vada, here’s my review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – the sequel to 2012′s divisive reboot of the film franchise – starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan.

A Year in Film: 1991

The first chapter in my new “A Year in Film” series looks at 1991; the year of The Silence of the Lambs, Naked Lunch and, erm, my birth…

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) – Revisited

With the sequel now out in the UK tomorrow, I revisit The Amazing Spider-Man – the divisive 2012 reboot of the Spider-Man movie franchise – to see if I still think it’s better than the Sam Raimi trilogy.

Review: The Last Days on Mars (2014)

My review of The Last Days on Mars, Ruiari Robinson’s 28 Days Later / Prometheus / Doctor Who hybrid, starring Liev Schreiber and Olivia Williams.

Hall of Shame: How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

The first entry in my new “Hall of Shame” series (explained within) is How to Train Your Dragon, Chris Sanders’ and Dean DeBlois’ marvellous take on Cressida Cowell’s children’s book of the same name.

Review: Calvary (2014)

My review of Calvary, the new film from John Michael McDonagh about a priest who is due to be murdered by a member of his congregation, starring Brendan Gleeson, Dylan Moran and Kelly Reilly.

Review: Labor Day (2014)

My review of Labor Day, Jason Reitman’s adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard, starring Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin and Gattlin Griffith.

Review: Ride Along (2014)

My review of Ride Along, the “hilarious” new “comedy” from Fantastic Four director Tim Story.

Review: Noah (2014)

My review of Noah, the controversial new epic from the director of Requiem for a Dream, Pi and Black Swan, Mr Darren Aronofsky.

Review: Starred Up (2014)

My review of Starred Up, the gritty new British prison drama from David Mackenzie, starring Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn and Rupert Friend.

Review: The Double (2014)

My review of The Double, the new “noir comedy” from Richard Ayoade based on the novella of the same name by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Review: Divergent (2014)

My review of Divergent, Neil Burger’s adaptation of the first chapter in Veronica Roth’s Divergent Trilogy, starring Shailene Woodley.

Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

My review of The Grand Budapest Hotel, the new comedy from divisive writer / director Wes Anderson.

Review: The Act of Killing (2013)

My review of The Act of Killing, a documentary from Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn about the Indonesian anti-Communist purges and their legacy.

Review: The Monuments Men (2014)

My review of The Monuments Men, the latest film from actor / director George Clooney.