The Cabin in the Woods

The reason we review movies is that we want to share our love of the medium with as many people as possible. We want people to watch and enjoy films. What we do want is to spoil films. There is an un...

Mission to Lars

Meet Englishman Tom Spicer. He suffers from Fragile X Syndrome, a form of autism. He has one dream in life. To meet his hero Lars Ulrich, the drummer of the biggest heavy metal band on the planet. Ca...

Dredd

I may as well front up. I am a Judge Dredd fan. I grew up with 2000 AD and many of its stories still rank highly among my favorites. Top of the list are the tales of Dredd and his world. I was one of...

Zero Dark Thirty

There are few things that will generate more discussion and debate than a film that makes the American nation look bad. The flag wavers immediately start to mobilse in defense of their ideals and pri...

Spring Breakers

Well I am still sick and, as Gareth calls it, I have the writer’s bug, so I thought I would share my thoughts on this little movie from last year. Why I acquired this piece of tripe I don’...

The Greyness of Autumn

It’s all about getting the attention. A common ploy for most mediums be it written, aural or visual is to start off with sequence that focuses the attention. Cinema is filled with memorable ope...

Paperman

Occasionally a piece of cinema comes along that reminds just why you fell in love with it in the first place. These moments are the reason why you watch all sorts of rubbish in the hope that it may h...

Find Your Place

Film is the perfect medium for getting a message across. Used wisely and creatively, film can take you on a global journey or focus on the smallest detail. If done well it will fill you with wonder. ...

Cameron Stone: Legendary Actor

In these harsh times the pressures on short  film makers is immense. Not only are they faced with the ongoing artistic challenges involved with producing entertaining, accessible films they also have...

The Girl

As an accompaniment to our recent review of Hitchcock it is worthwhile looking at the other Hitchcock biography of very recent times. Broadcast on the BBC on Boxing Day 2012, the girl is in a way a f...