Film Reviews

Film Review: In Order of Disappearance

Film Review: In Order of Disappearance

Directed by Hans Petter Moland, In Order of Disappearance is a Norwegian revenge thriller. Which see’s Nils (Skarsgard) as a hardworking snow ploughman, who turns in to an unlikely killer, following the death of his son at the hands of drug lords. It takes little imagination to envisage what the narrative consists of at the […]








Film Review – ‘Blue Jasmine’

Film Review – ‘Blue Jasmine’

  Woody Allen is back with his latest film, Blue Jasmine, his New York/ San Fran tale of these current shaky and uncertain economic times we are living in. Cate Blanchet shows off her acting chops in this role as Jasmine, the over-privileged Manhattanite whose entire world comes crumbling down around her when she suddenly […]








Film Review: Pacific Rim

Film Review: Pacific Rim

The director of Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, Guillermo del Toro brings us a Sci- fi, Action film in the shape of Pacific Rim, that can only be described in one word – Epic. The films tackles the convention of alien invasion movies, where the aliens come in full force from beyond the stars, instead here […]








The East End Film Festival: The East

The East End Film Festival: The East

  On the second night of the East End Film Festival the London Premiere of The East came to the Hackney Picturehouse. Directed by Zal Batmanglij; The East is a socially conscience film that highlights some of the flaws in our contemporary way of life. The narrative follows Sarah (Brit Marling) an undercover agent for […]








Film Review: World War Z

Film Review: World War Z

The Director of Quantum of Solace – Marc Foster – brings us a zombie apocalypse movie that seems all to familiar, and all to different at the same time. Zombie films tend to follow the same narrative pattern; a virus breaks and an epidemic ensues, the major cities fall first, the supermarkets get ransacked and […]








Film Review: Man of Steel

Film Review: Man of Steel

  From the director of 300 and Sucker Punch -Zach Synder- comes a bombastic reboot in the shape of Man of Steel. Co-written by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer, the narrative follows the most compelling of any ‘superhero’ story, the origin myth. It seems pretty futile of me to tell you what the origin […]








Film Review: The Purge

Film Review: The Purge

The Co-Writer of Assault on Precinct 13 and The Negotiator – James DeMonaco -releases the beast as the writer/director of the new horror thriller, The Purge. Set in a non-too-distant future America, a new group of founding fathers have brought the United States in to a new age, where crime is at a all time […]








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