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...

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...

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...

Mirror Mirror

It shouldn’t come as a surprise in these days of remakes and reboots that Hollywood turns once again to the Snow White fairy tale.  This is the first of the two major releases this year touchin...

The Chase

For a while now I have been thinking about reviewing short films on moviescramble. They are the ideal medium for aspiring film makers. It can be used as a show-reel for new talents and display new te...

Brake

Given an extreme situation how would you cope? No one really knows until they are there. For Jeremy Reins that time has come. Jeremy (Stephen Dorff) wakes to find himself in a perspex box. He has no ...

Marvel Avengers Assemble (2012)

Cast your mind back to 2008 and arguably the best of the solo Marvel superhero movies, Iron Man. Robert Downey Jr nailed the character of Tony Stark and people began to believe that super hero films ...

Alcatraz

In a slight departure to our normal content, moviescramble reviews the  Television Sci-Fi drama Alcatraz from executive producer JJ Abrams. In 1963 three hundred and two inmates and guards disappeare...

The Hunger Games

24 children thrown together and expected to murder each other for the overall benefit of society. I’m thinking this sounds like a fairly good real world solution, never mind in movie-land. Alas...