Category Archive: Film Reviews

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) The wait is finally over. After a lengthy 7 year gap, the sequel to the 2006 ultra-stylistic swords and sandals mega-hit 300 has at last arrived. Also… Continue reading

Slither (2006)

Slither (2006) Feed the fear. We all start from somewhere and eventually work our way up; director James Gunn is no different. Beginning his career at Troma Studios — America’s leading Independent Film… Continue reading

Black Swan (2010)

Black Swan (2010) Cut from the same cloth as Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler (2008) — both examine a physically demanding and widely unappreciated art — Black Swan is a melodramatic mash of art-house… Continue reading

Shark Night 3D (2011)

Shark Night 3D (2011) Terror runs deep. Sharks seem to be the popular subject of B-grade fare lately with titles such as Sand Sharks (2011), Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus (2010), Super Shark (2011),… Continue reading

Transformers (2007)

Transformers (2007) Most have come to destroy us. Some have come to protect us. The idea of turning the 1984 animated series Transformers — alien beings from another world, who can transform into… Continue reading

Gunday (2014)

Gunday (2014) The new Yash Raj Produced film Gunday is quite frankly a celebration of sculpted torsos, reminiscent of the hit 90’s television show Baywatch. Instead of running on sandy Los Angeles beaches… Continue reading

RoboCop (2014)

RoboCop (2014) Crime has a new enemy. It’s always a terrifying moment when a childhood classic is unnecessarily rehashed or artistically butchered as a cash-grab simply because Hollywood heavyweights are just too frightened… Continue reading

12 Years A Slave (2013)

12 Years A Slave (2013) The extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup While we’ve all no doubt seen countless pictures about American slavery, from Quentin Tarantino’s comical Django Unchained (2012), to Steven Spielberg’s… Continue reading

ParaNorman (2012)

ParaNorman (2012) It’s all fun and games until someone raises the dead. In a year congested with computer generated family blockbusters such as Pixar’s Brave (2012), Disney’s Wreck-It-Ralph (2012), DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s… Continue reading

Her (2013)

Her (2013) A Spike Jonze Love Story Let’s face it, we live in a technological era and we are all victim to it, whether on our smart phone, tablet or laptop, browsing the… Continue reading