Category: Film & TV

Film review – Man of Steel (2013)

A realistic Superman. Let me say that again… A realistic Superman?! It’s completely fine if you want to try and go down a darker route with this character, but please – Superman is not a comic book creation that can...

/ 21st June 2013

Film review – The Purge (2013)

Newly released Universal film ‘The Purge’ crept into UK cinemas on the 31st May 2013, after dark trailers plunged the marketing hook into us, filling us with excitement. ‘Unemployment is at 1%; Crime is at an all-time low. Because one night...

/ 14th June 2013

Game of Thrones: Season 3 review

Be warned this article does contain spoilers Based on the books ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George RR Martin, the TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ is perhaps one of the best and most successful TV series of the...

/ 13th June 2013

Film review – Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

JJ Abrams reboot of the much-loved Star Trek franchise was met with great fanfare back in 2009 and his sequel, whilst taking over four years to finally arrive, will receive a similar amount; for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’  is an...

/ 1st June 2013

Film review – The Look of Love (2013)

Michael Winterbottom is a very hit and miss director; I enjoyed 24 Hour Party People, A Cock and Bull Story and The Trip but his other works can be complete misfires. The Look of Love is another misfire to be added to Winterbottom’s filmography....

/ 8th May 2013

Film review – Evil Dead (2013)

Here we are then; Evil Dead – the remake of the 1980s horror classic has finally arrived – is it a major disappointment? Thankfully no. Is it something special? Nope, it sits nicely at a level where it gives you...

/ 20th April 2013

Film review – Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

‘Olympus Has Fallen’  is everything Die Hard 5, a.k.a ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’  should’ve been and more. Whilst I enjoyed old man Bruce Willis’ latest outing as John McClane, it was incohesive, lacked a good villain/story and just passed the...

/ 20th April 2013

TV review – Revolution (2012-)

Revolution, the new series from the executive producer of the award winning Lost series, JJ Abrams, hits televisions in the UK as it aired as Sky1 and Sky1 HD’s new Friday primetime show at 9pm. Seeing massive success in America,...

/ 11th April 2013

TV review – The Mindy Project (2013)

The Mindy Project has been hugely advertised as Fox’s most successful new comedy show. This week E4 premiered the show’s pilot episode featuring Mindy Kaling, already well known to the audience from “The Office”. The series tells the story of...

/ 29th March 2013

Film review – Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

Shockingly enough, I’ve only watched the 1933 original ‘Wizard of Oz’, within the last week. I’d been told on many occasions how mad I was for missing out and to a certain extent, I agree. Whilst I’m not mad on...

/ 29th March 2013