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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The most central character in Diehard is not John McClane, but in fact the Nakatomi plaza. Whilst fighting Hans Gruber and his men forms an important part of the plot’s function, it is the aesthetic of how McClane achieves this which is of greater importance; and to do so he needs the Nakatomi plaza. Much […]

Oscar nominated co-writer of the song ‘The Look of Love’ from the 1967 Casino Royale and Oscar winner of the song ‘Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head’ from the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Die Another Day is unanimously lauded as an awful Bond picture as in the vein of Moonraker, and having invisible cars and Face-off plots is not going to help the defence of those involved. This is somewhat a shame because having reassessed Brosnan’s Bond films I have come to the conclusion that they are not […]