Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (2012)

In 1997, Constantin Films acquired the rights of the Resident Evil series with the intention of producing a live action film. A couple of years later they hired George A. Romero (yes the George A. Ro...

For the Love of Lugosi

For some film makers the short film is the calling card to gaining recognition and financing for a larger and perhaps more ambitious project. For others completing the short is the achievement in its...

Nazis at the centre of the earth

For every action is an opposite and equal reaction. One of Newtons laws of Physics which can be equally applied to successful films. For every hit film there seems to be a low budget rip off hitting ...

Headhunters

The Nordic crime drama has been gaining popularity in the last few years. It can be traced back to the Martin Beck series of novels from the 1960’s through the Wallander books and to the recent...

Hugo

There cannot be many people more in love with cinema that Martin Scorsese. During his extensive career has used his personal point of view and his passion for film history to create some of the best,...

Prometheus (2012)

1979’s Alien is a bona fide classic of science fiction cinema and has spawned umpteen sequels, video games, comic books and other media and has since merged into the Predator universe with the ...

Iron Sky

I was going to start this review with a comment on how you wait for a Nazi invasion film to come along… but then realised that we do not wait at all for these type of films. It seems that there...

The Ides of March

American cinema has a long tradition of political dramas. The genre has touched on political intrigue, conspiracy theories and tales of power struggles from the White House and Capitol Hill. A long l...

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

A few days back John reviewed the first of this years two Snow White based movies, Julie Roberts comedy Mirror Mirror. It seems appropriate then that I take up the mantle and review its darker counte...

I, Alive

The limits of physical ability through injury or illness are not something that is generally tackled by mainstream cinema. The exceptions to this take the form of a passion project of a film star wit...