He finally picked up the much-deserved Best Actor Oscar for The Revenant at last nights Oscars, so I thought what better time than any to look back on my favourite DiCaprio performances. What are your favourites? Let me know in the comments below. 5. The Wolf of Wall Street A recent role for Leo... Continue Reading →
Oscars 2016: Live Blog
Here's the full rundown of what went down at the 88th Academy Awards. I was live blogging so if you want to read in chronological order, start from the bottom and work your way up! 5:05am: Wowsers it is late, but what a great show, even spread of winners and super happy with how many... Continue Reading →
Grimsby Review: The Brothers Grim
Director: Louis Leterrier Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson. The Overview After being separated at a young age, the brothers from Grimsby might be worlds apart but they'll need each other to save the world from a dastardly threat. Cohen plays football hooligan Nobby, and Strong is super spy Sebastian. The... Continue Reading →
The Death of the 90 Minute Movie?
I frequently find myself having to justify a movie's run time these days. If I had a pound for every time I said "oh but it needed to be that long to fit everything in", or, "the run time really didn't bother me as the film was so great", I'd probably be rich by now.... Continue Reading →
Oscar Predictions 2016
Not long to go now, so here is the last in my series of special pre-Oscars posts. Here I’ll be looking at the main categories and giving my predictions. I’m going to outline what I think is the most likely to win, but also which one I would like to win. You can check... Continue Reading →
How to be Single Review: Rebel is a Riot
Director: Christian Ditter Starring: Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann, Alison Brie The Overview After suggesting a break from her long-term partner, Alice (Johnson) moves to New York in a bid to find herself and prove she can make it on her own. After befriending her motor-mouthed colleague Robin (Wilson), Alice learns what it takes... Continue Reading →
Concussion Review: Smith Vs the NFL
Director: Peter Landesman Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw The Overview In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith) uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. (Source: IMDB) The Good Without his charisma-vacuum offspring in tow, Will Smith gives his... Continue Reading →
Ranking the 2016 Best Picture Nominees
With less than two weeks to go until the biggest awards show, The Academy Awards, here is the next post in my series of preview posts before the big event! Having now seen all of the Best Picture nominees, here is my ranking of them. This is not necessarily who I think will win, but... Continue Reading →
Deadpool Review: Time to Make the Chimichangas!
Director: Tim Miller Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin The Overview A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopting the alter ego Deadpool. (Source: IMDB) The Good Most superhero movies are named after their central characters (Captain America, Spider-Man... Continue Reading →
Point Break (2016) Review: What’s the Point?
Director: Ericson Core Starring: Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone The Overview A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. (Source: IMDB) The Good The reaction to this remake of 1991’s action classic of the same name, was a unanimous... Continue Reading →