Review: Love, Rosie

Romantic comedies are a staple of the cinema screen. Every year the Hollywood producers wheel out new films  filled with beautiful women and beautiful men living through the same story line under different names. Last year, Love, Rosie was one of them. Since meeting at the age of 5, Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam…

Review: Spy

Comedy films based around the world of spy have been around for a while – most notably, Johnny English. But when it comes to women in spy films – apart from M in James Bond – they tend to be nothing more than the eye candy. That is until Melissa McCarthy’s Spy came along.

BOOK VS FILM: The Help

Condensing a book, whether it is 100 page or 500 pages, to a film with the screen time of around two hours is never an easy task. If that wasn’t hard enough, the book purists are bound to complain about the differences between book and screen, even if it’s as simple as the shade of…

Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Since 2005, the release of a new Marvel films has been the cinematic event of the year. From Iron Man to Captain America, Marvel have been ruling the early summer box office. 2015 cannot escape the grips of Marvel’s cinematic universe with the release of Age of Ultron, Ant-Man in July and the reboot of…

Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

When thinking of a Colin Firth film, what comes to mind? Romantic comedy? Period dramas? Cinematic fluff? Maybe not a James Bond-esque, spy thriller comedy. That’s what the British heart-throb has turned his hand to – and it’s definitely not one for the Granny’s!

Review: Focus

In recent years heist films have become less popular. During the early 2000’s the likes of the Ocean’s trilogy and The Bank Job and Inside Man worn cinema audiences down and made them bored of the con-man and heist ideas. A new film from the writer I Love You Phillip Morris and Crazy, Stupid Love,…

Review: Into the Woods

In recent years, the traditional film musical has fallen out of favour. In the golden age of cinema, musicals were a regular feature at the cinema but now, the musical has left Hollywood for Broadway and the West End and only pops up on the odd occasion. Into the Woods is the latest stage success…