Backtrace – Review

I think it’s about time that the publicity departments have a bit of a rethink about how they approach the advertising of some movies. Not so much with the big releases as they tend to use a nu...
Creed 2

Creed II

Ryan Coogler’s 2016 film Creed gave us all an insight into the Rocky “universe” that we didn’t know we wanted. Grossing over $170m at the box office, it breathed new life into a much-loved series of ...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.2

It’s always a bit tricky following a film that was such a success. The first Guardians film was an unknown quantity for cinema audiences and represented a major gamble in terms of the brand rec...

Six Of The Best: Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell is amazing. That’s all there really is to it, quite frankly. Hell, he’s so cool that when he gets cast in a Marvel superhero movie they decide he’s not going to play a superhero. He’s no...

Why are the #OscarsStillSoWhite?

Why are the #OscarsStillSoWhite? The 88th Academy Awards are getting a lot of stick. This year and in 2015, something seems to be missing: non-white nominees. Are non-white movie professionals coming...

Creed

On the face of it, the Creed film looks like a final desperate cash grab for a franchise that is long past its glory days. The Rocky franchise had, well, a rocky road. This series had its ups and dow...

The Expendables 3

It was inevitable that we would reach this point. The first two films in the franchise were successful enough to warrant a third visit to the world of The Expendables. There was a genuine warmth acco...

New Releases for August

August is a bit of a mixed bag in terms of releases. The majority of the summer hopefuls are now behind us and its only the stragglers left. What this means is that some smaller films and a few selec...

Escape Plan

If the promotional material is believed then this is the film that we have all been waiting for. For the very first time Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger star together in a movie. Persona...