Category Archive: Film Reviews

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) There is a world hidden within our own. The tween market has been a bit dry as of late, so it was only a matter of… Continue reading

We’re the Millers (2013)

We’re the Millers (2013) If Anyone Asks Nine years ago director Rawson Marshall Thurber surprised everyone with his comedy hit Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), now after a lengthy hiatus, spent making… Continue reading

Lovelace (2013)

Lovelace (2013) X marks the legend Based on the speculated 17-day stint in the pornography industry, Lovelace tells the apparent true story of Linda Lovelace, born Linda Boreman, (Amanda Seyfried), who was abused… Continue reading

Elysium (2013)

Elysium (2013) He Can Save Us All Receiving world-wide critical praise and commercial success, District 9 (2009) was always going to be a difficult film to follow, seeing as it reached heights few… Continue reading

Tim Winton’s The Turning (2013)

Tim Winton’s The Turning (2013) A Unique Cinema Event Adapting Tim Winton’s The Turning from page to screen was always going to be a difficult undertaking as Winton’s book features a collection of… Continue reading

Ginger & Rosa (2012)

Ginger & Rosa (2012) Friendship pulled them together. Love tore them apart. Ginger & Rosa is the new coming of age drama from writer/ director Sally Potter, Orlando (1992), The Man Who Cried… Continue reading

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012) A Film By Felix Van Groeningen Okay, so what we have here is a Belgium film with a bluegrass soundtrack, sound odd? Perhaps, but it works on various… Continue reading

Starlet (2012)

Starlet (2012) A Film By Sean Baker Each year, a handful of independent titles are released with filmmakers hoping that both critics and audiences alike catch a glimpse of their project in amongst… Continue reading

John Dies at the End (2012)

John Dies at the End (2012) Just so you know … They’re sorry for everything that’s about to happen. Based on Jason Pargin’s massively popular novel written under the alias name of David… Continue reading

Passion (2012)

Passion (2012) No Backstabbing. Just Business. Director Brian De Palma has had an interesting career thus far, with hits Scarface (1983) and The Untouchables (1987) in the eighties, then fizzling out after Carlito’s Way (1993), with… Continue reading