Did Aaron Eckhart lose a bet? Is that why he made “I, Frankenstein”?Read more "The Bottom XI: The Eleven Worst Films I Saw in 2014"
I haven’t met anybody who doesn’t have warm feelings for it. Empire Magazine summed it up well when it described the film as “a bloke`s weepie`Read more "Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying: The 20th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption”"
I wrote an essay on the classic “bloke’s weepie” The Scrimshaw Rebellion The Shawshank Redemption for A World of Film. Get busy living hereRead more "Get busy living … or get busy dying"
I have yet to see any of the documentaries nominated this year, but I want to see them all. The nominees this year include films about art, covert operations, the Egyptian uprising, the music industry, and genocide.Read more "Oscars Week – Truthful Thursday: Best Documentary (updated)"
An unfortunately-titled film, as it performed a vanishing act of its own at the cinemas this summer, this is a heist film with a promising twist – magicians who rob banks and do it as a show in front of thousands – that is fun but doesn’t live up to is potential.Read more "Now You See Me (DVD review)"