Film Review: Spectre (2015)

The twenty-fourth James Bond film ‘Spectre’ is the second in the series to be directed by Sam Mendes and boasts the fourth instalment of Daniel Craig’s mesmerising performance as 007. Following on directly from ‘Skyfall’, the film presents a few significant changes – namely the absence of Dame Judi Dench as M - but its… Continue reading Film Review: Spectre (2015)

Film Review: Best of 3D (The Ultimate 3D Collection)

I’ve become a big fan of 3D films since buying a 3D TV and so just had to try the ‘Best of 3D’ Blu Ray from the Ultimate 3D Collection when I saw it on Amazon for only £10. I knew it was a collaboration of award-winning short films and clips with a total running… Continue reading Film Review: Best of 3D (The Ultimate 3D Collection)

3 Important Lessons in Series 3 of Orange is The New Black

I personally think that the long anticipated third series of ‘Orange is the New Black’ showcases the prison dramedy’s finest writing yet. With the vitality of its dialogue and the breadth of its character development, each episode has its own individual narrative arc and there are very important subliminal messages integrated within them - three of… Continue reading 3 Important Lessons in Series 3 of Orange is The New Black

Film Review: Fifty Shades Of Grey (2015)

The long-awaited ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ movie hit the big screen on Friday 13th February as its avid spectators, the majority of which admittedly seemed to be female, flocked in their thousands to witness the phenomenon springing to life throughout cinemas across the UK. Based on the notorious E.L James novel that initially sent the… Continue reading Film Review: Fifty Shades Of Grey (2015)

TV Review: Orange is the New Black (2013)

Trying to decide whether or not 'Orange is the New Black' is worth your time? Don't want to run the risk of ruining it by trying to find out more about it? Well, that was exactly my position around a month ago. I couldn’t decide if the hit series would be something that I’d actually… Continue reading TV Review: Orange is the New Black (2013)

Film Review: Blue is The Warmest Colour (2013)

Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, ‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’ is a coming of age French drama film that explores the romantic relationship between a young college student named Adele (played by Adele Exarchopoulos) and an openly gay university student by the name of Emma (played by Lea Seydoux). The film, which is partially adapted from… Continue reading Film Review: Blue is The Warmest Colour (2013)

Film Review: About Time (2013)

‘About Time’ is the latest British romantic comedy film to come from the creators of classics ‘Love Actually’, ‘Notting Hill’ and ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’. Directed by Richard Curtis, the film tells the story of Tim Lake, who on his 21st birthday learns from his father that along with the rest of the men in… Continue reading Film Review: About Time (2013)

Battle of the Films: ‘The Conjuring’ versus ‘You’re Next’

When two major horror films are released within weeks of each other, rivalry inevitably surfaces as with James Wan’s ‘The Conjuring’ and Adam Wingard’s ‘You’re Next’ which are both currently screening throughout UK cinemas. ‘The Conjuring’ is based on a real-life family's accounts of supernatural happenings whilst 'You’re Next’ is a fictional slasher yet both… Continue reading Battle of the Films: ‘The Conjuring’ versus ‘You’re Next’

Is ‘ET’ the Best Film of the 1980’s?

In telling the story of an alien from outer space that is accidently left on Earth and consequently befriends a little boy named Elliot, the film, like E.T himself, captured the hearts of millions of viewers of all ages when it was released in 1982, and continued to do so for years after. Everyone who… Continue reading Is ‘ET’ the Best Film of the 1980’s?

Film Review: Despicable Me 2 (2013)

‘Despicable Me’ told the story of relentless villain Gru (Steve Carell) whose super-bad status was thrown into jeopardy by rival villain Vector. With an army of minions (small, yellow, hyperactive accomplices to his ventures) Gru devised his greatest heist yet - to steal the moon, and adopted three orphans that frequented Vector’s house as an… Continue reading Film Review: Despicable Me 2 (2013)