Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 1

From the opening scene, we were gripped and hanging on to the edge of our seats. The tension in the air was palpable and set a tense and menacing mood. The film moves at quite a cracking pace and was as suspenseful as a Bourne movie, with as many thrills, changes and surprises as one could imagine.

By |November 16th, 2010|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

The American

Directed by veteran music video director Anton Corbijn (famous for his work with Nirvana and Depeche Mode) spins a tense and paranoid tale in the decidedly European spy thriller the American. Adapted from the 1990 novel titled A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth it stars George Clooney as lone wolf assassin Jack “Mr. Farfalla,”

By |November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Sex and the City 2

Sex and the City 2, the sequel to the classic TV show hits the big screen. We pick up with Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha two years after the events of the previous film. Not that you need to have seen it to be able to figure out where they are now in their lives.

By |June 2nd, 2010|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon is the latest creation from Dreamworks, the people who brought you Shrek. It is the story of Hiccup, a teenage boy living in the world of Vikings and dragon slaying. Every night the Vikings go out on a mission to kill the dragons that roam their city. Even though Hiccup’s

By |March 24th, 2010|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Law Abiding Citizen

In one of the biggest departures since David Beckham left Manchester United, Gerard Butler leaves the romance aside to portray one of the most brilliant sociopaths to have graced the screens in many a year….. Best remembered for his role in PS I Love You, Butler plays family man Clyde Shelton, whose family are killed

By |December 2nd, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|1 Comment


I took my fourteen-year-old daughter to see the remake of the 1980’s musical film “Fame”.  The one thing I noticed in the audience waiting for the film to commence was the age make up of the audience.  There were people my age, which had been bought up on the original 1980 film and subsequent “Fame”

By |October 30th, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Whip It

Hot chicks... in skimpy outfits... on roller skates... beating the cr*p out of each other - don't be fooled boys, this one's a "Power" chick flick. The film directorial debut for the ever cool Drew Barrymore is guaranteed to make girls of every age nostalgic. Set in modern day small town America, an ambitious yet

By |October 8th, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Couples Retreat

When a couple determines that their marriage is in trouble, they enlist the support of three other couples to join them on a couples retreat on a beautiful tropical island. The three couples agree to a holiday to support their troubled friends. When they arrive at the island, however, they discover that participation in the

By |October 6th, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Up 3D

Carl and his childhood sweetheart Ellie dream of a life of adventure. Their ultimate goal is to travel to South America. However, this dream is repeatedly put on hold and eventually 70 years have passed and so has Ellie. Carl is left pining for his lost love and regretting that he never took her on

By |October 1st, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

The Soloist

Based on a true story.  From the Academy Award nominated director Joe Wright – “Atonement”, whom with screenwriter Sussanah Grant gives us a truly inspiring and uplifting movie. We are introduced to Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr) a newspaper columnist for the Los Angeles Times.  Steve is looking for a good story to write about. 

By |August 26th, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments