David O. Russell’s Joy is an intriguing but subdued film that shows biopics don’t have to be full-ridden dramas. O. Russell recruits his Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle star Jennifer Lawrence to play Joy Mangano, a single mother who gets rich by inventing the Miracle Mop. Narrated by her grandmother (Diane Ladd), the film … More Joy review
2016 promises a whole host of new films that are bound to make cinema trips worth it. This is a list of the 10 most promising films out this year (with the exception of the six superhero films being released – those can be found here). The Danish Girl Release date: 1st January 2016 Starring: Eddie Redmayne, … More 10 Films To Be Excited About In 2016
Ant-Man Of all the superhero films released this year (including Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Fantastic Four), Ant-Man made the quietest noise. But it left the biggest mark on the superhero landscape. Marvel’s tiniest hero proved to be fascinating, with Paul Rudd stepping into the suit to begin his new adventure. Petty thief Scott Lang (Rudd) stumbles upon … More 10 Best Films Of 2015
If you didn’t know, there are six superhero films between Marvel and DC that are coming out in 2016. Compared to this year’s three (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man and Fantastic Four) six is an awful lot. Let’s take a look.
The final Hunger Games film is so relentlessly dark that it will make you wish it ends quicker, to avoid the brutality. But the seriousness is understandable given that we’re thrown right back into the war that’s tearing across Panem.
From an Avengers sequel to yet another Star Wars film, 2015 is bound to be a great year for film. Here are 15 big-named films that will impress this year. 1. The Theory of Everything Release date: 1st January 2015 Players: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, David Thewlis and (director) James Marsh. Plot: Chronicling the life of theoretical physicist, the … More 15 films for 2015
My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Director: David O’Russell Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner Plot: Explosion at the Hair-Wig Factory… erm, American Hustle, follows the lives of master con artists, Irving Rosenfeld (Bale) and Sydney Prosser (Adams) who make money by setting up loan scams. They are caught … More American Hustle (2013)
Ah 2014. There seems to be a load of big-named films coming out this year. From the next star-studded X-Men to the beginning of the end of The Hunger Games franchise, it’s looking to be a good year in film. So here, I’ve rounded up 16 films that have caught my eye and they’re all … More 2014’s exciting new films
Ah, it’s that time of year again when lists flail about on the best and worst things of the past year. As 2013 comes to an end, I’ve decided to look at films that I’ve made the effort to go and see in the cinema. There haven’t been any atrocious films this year (for me … More 2013 – my favourite films
My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Director: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donald Sutherland, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Willow Shields and Paula Malcomson. Plot: Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) returns to the Capitol to celebrate her victory in the 74th Hunger Games with co-victor Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson). They think that their lives are going … More The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)