Joy review

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

10 Best Films Of 2015

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

15 films for 2015

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

American Hustle (2013)

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)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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)