Monthly Archives: October 2012

Surrealism alive and kicking in Ruby Sparks (review) and Beasts of the Southern Wild (review)

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD REVIEW Expectations were high when I went to see Beasts of the Southern Wild yet unfortunately I came out of the cinema feeling extremely cheated. The appeal in going to watch such a film lay in the fact that this year I had doused myself in the viewing experience of […]

“It’d be a pretty cold bastard who didn’t want revenge for the death of someone he loved.” Blogalongabond/Quantum of solace

Quantum of Solace is a unique film within the Bond cannon as it is a somewhat unofficial sequel to Casino Royale.  The memory of the tragedy of Vesper Lynd and the notoriety of Le Chiffre haunts the film. The film unashamedly tries to replicate the look and feel of the last Bond. In fact Casino […]

Time Bending Films and Looper (Review):

Looper (Review): According to the time travelling theory of Doc Brown in Back To The Future; disastrous consequences will occur if your past self and your future self ever come into contact with each other. This theory is put to good use in Rian Johnson’s new film Looper.  Set in the years 2044 and 2074 […]

“Arrogance and self-awareness seldom go hand in hand.” BlogalongaBond/ Casino Royale

It has been four years since the supposed debacle of Die Another Day which was universally disliked by both fans and critics (although I liked it). This should be enough time for Broccoli and those behind the franchise to get their act together for a new and fresher film for its fans.  Paramount to achieving […]