Thomas’s Top Ten of 2014

I’ve seen many people claim that 2014 was a poor year for movies. Before I started this list I was inclined to agree. As I wrote up my shortlist however, I found myself making sacrifices in ord...

Jurassic World – Official Trailer

It’s been 21 years since director Steven Spielberg first opened the doors to Jurassic Park. The special effects were groundbreaking and it’s surprising how well they’ve dated, espec...

Sharknado 3…Oh Hell No!

It seems like only yesterday that news of the first Sharknado was released. Its cult following translated to profit for production company the Asylum which naturally meant a sequel was on t...

’71

It’s 1971 and the Troubles in Northern Ireland are at boiling point. The sectarian divide breeds violence which creates a hostile environment. Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) is a young Britis...

Fury

Saving Private Ryan raised the bar in terms of war movies. Its influence was felt in the many films that followed. It wasn’t hard to hold Stephen Spielberg’s epic tale of warfare up as the benc...

Willow Creek

The found footage format has been done to death,  resurrected and bludgeoned some more. It doesn’t matter if you’re sick of the genre, the films are generally cheap to produce and more often th...

Neeson returns for Tak3n

For a film that had “straight to DVD” written all over it, Taken was a surprise hit. Made on a modest budget of 25 million USD, it made ten times that back at the box office. The inevitab...

Bond 24 to begin shooting in December

The 24th James Bond film will being shooting on the 6th of December it has been revealed. The follow up to Skyfall is based on a script by returning writer John Logan and will see Sam Mendes once aga...

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

  Stylish, sexy and insanely cool. That was my initial thoughts on Frank Miller’s groundbreaking comic book series Sin City. Adapted to the big screen in 2005 by Robert Rodriguez, the film...