Movies Reviews

World War Z Review

Plagued by rewrites and reshoots, Marc Foster’s World War Z is finally unleashed in cinemas. A film on this scale was never going to satisfy the hardcore fans of the zombie genre or indeed the readers of the book it’s…

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The Purge Review

Scheduled panic on the streets of America. On the surface this reborn dystopian America of 2022 has survived the recession and now boasts the lowest crime rate in decades. Was this minor miracle achieved through the hard work and due…

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Byzantium Review

Modern vampire movies seem to fall into two categories, there’s the straight-up horror with a thread bare story and buckets of blood, in the other corner there’s the tween friendly shenanigans of the Twilight saga. The latter has somewhat defanged…

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Hangover Part III Review

The Wolf Pack go out on a whimper rather than a howl. The Hangover was an important film in the revival of raunchy mainstream comedies, once popular in the 70s and 80s this genre evolved into gross out hits like…

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Fast and Furious 6 Review

Vin Diesel and his crew are back for more high speed antics. Even the most robust movie franchise will suffer from the inevitable law of diminishing box office returns. Buckling that trend in 2011 Fast Five shifted gears from street…

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Star Trek Into Darkness Review

Set Phasers to fun! Sequels are a tricky thing to get right, the standard convention is to take the characters into darker territory while expanding on the established universe they’ve created. The trailers and even the title of JJ Abrams’s…

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Iron Man 3 Review

Shane Black takes over from Jon Favreau and gives the franchise a much needed power boost. Beginning with a flashback to New Year’s eve 1999 Tony meets Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce) a super fan who is setting up his new…

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Oblivion Review

Tom Cruise returns to science fiction in this visually stunning action adventure. The year is 2077 and Earth is a near abandoned wasteland, an alien invasion 60 years ago saw the last of mankind flee and colonize a distant Moon…

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Evil Dead Review

Sam Raimi’s cult classic gets a darker update. Over the last decade Hollywood has been steadily remaking its way through some of horror’s most iconic movies. Almost every major franchise has been resurrected, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Texas…

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Spring Breakers Review

Good girls go bad in Harmony Korine’s crime thriller. What do you get if you mix former Disney Princesses Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens with James Franco as a drug dealing part time rapper? The answer is Harmony Korine’s sinfully…

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