Movie Marketing: Who got it right, who got it wrong?

The current age of movie trailers is undoubtedly very different to how it was years ago. Before the glorious days of the internet, most people would first hear about a film in the trailers at the cinema, seeing a poster at a bus stop, or an advert in a newspaper. Now, it is very different.... Continue Reading →

Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice Review 

Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, Gal Gadot Please note, I have done my very best to keep this review spoiler free and will reveal no more than that which is seen in the trailers - enjoy! The Overview After causing widespread destruction to Metropolis, Superman (Cavill) is... Continue Reading →

High Rise Review

Director: Ben Wheatley Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans The Overview Dr Robert Laing (Hiddleston) moves into a new high rise development, a microcosmic society where the rich are in control and living the high life at the top, and the poorer families live at the bottom. The Good This is maybe... Continue Reading →

10 Cloverfield Lane Review

Director: Dan Trachtenberg Starring: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr. Please note: I firmly believe it is best to go into this film knowing as little as possible, and whilst I will absolutely avoid posting very specific spoilers, there will be some plot details that you might prefer not to know. That being... Continue Reading →

Anomalisa Review

Director(s): Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan The Overview Michael Stone (Thewlis) is a motivational speaker in the customer service industry. Feeling overwhelmingly disjointed from the world, he attempts to reconnect with an old love, before meeting Lisa (Leigh), a woman who stands out like no one else... Continue Reading →

Zootropolis Review

Director(s): Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush  Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons The Overview Judy (Goodwin) is a bunny who dreams of more than being a carrot farmer like her parents, and she follows her dreams of being a police officer in the big city of Zootropolis. On the case for... Continue Reading →

Kung Fu Panda 3 Review 

Director: Alessandro Carloni & Jennifer Yuh Starring: Jack Black, JK Simmons, Dustin Hoffman, Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie The Overview Dragon Warrior and Kung Fu Master, Po (Jack Black), faces a new threat and must once again save the day. Along the way Po must learn some new skills but also learn how to be a... Continue Reading →

Movie 50/50 – The Room (2003)

Director: Tommy Wiseau Starring: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero Number 247 on the IMDB bottom 250.  I've never watched this film before but I felt like I knew tons about it and could probably drop at least 5 quotes from it without prompting. This is largely down to two things. Firstly, my good friend... Continue Reading →

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