The Big Short

Audiences have traditionally had a hard time engaging with films dealing with high finance. There is a deliberate complexity about the goings on in banks and the stock market. This subject can be a c...

8 Films Turning 20 in 2015

1995 truly was a cinematic gift. Outstanding performances from the likes of Vincent Cassell, Kevin Spacey and Robin Williams ensure that this particular filmic anniversary is studded with striking st...

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...

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...

New Releases for October

So, it’s October already. The big summer blockbusters are a fading memory, and we are a few months away from anything worth a bet at next year’s award ceremonies. What we are left with then is a fair...

True Romance

“You’re so cool, you’re so cool, you’re so cool.” Three simple words, uttered at the end of this film that sums up the whole movie.  The characters, the performances, the unrequited love between the ...

World War Z sequel has a director

Paramount Pictures have announced that a director is attached to the proposed sequel to the 2013 Zombie movie World War Z. The man in charge will be Juan Antonio Bayona best known for his work on The...