Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Spoilers abound! Rogue One follows the story of a lost daughter – Jyn Erso – whose father was taken from her at a young age by the Empire and was brought up by an extremist who is so extr...

RIP Kenny Baker – 1934 – 2016

Actor Kenny Baker – best known for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars saga – has passed away. He was 81. Baker rose to fame in 1977 when he played everyone’s favourite astromech dro...

New Guardians of the Galaxy trailer

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is released on August 1st, 2014. It’s (obviously) another comic book franchise brought to the cinema screen, but I must admit to never having heard of it ...

World War Z

I got bored with Max Brooks’ novel of World War Z and didn’t finish it. When it was suggested by a friend that we go see the film, I didn’t want to. In the end pressure won out. The...

The Iron Lady (2011)

Meryl Streep was awarded an Oscar for her performance as Margaret Thatcher, and on watching The Iron Lady it is clear why. Her take on the formidable first female British Prime Minister is nothing sh...