Monthly Archives: August 2013

Elysium – Film Thoughts/Review

Back in 2009 Neill Blomkamp made his feature film debut with ‘District 9’, a low budget indie marvel. Four years on the budget has increased and out comes ‘ELYSIUM’ a similarly set up to ‘District 9’ tale but with more … Continue reading

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‘Kick-Ass 2’ – Film Thoughts/Review

Three years ago came this incredible edgy celebration of the term known as ‘Superhero’ with Matthew Vaughn’s ‘’Kick-Ass’’. It was one of my favourite films of that year, and was unique with the idea that the film had been wrote … Continue reading

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‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ – Film Thoughts/Review

Over the last year or so there has been (if yet somewhat cult) campaign to make a film of the BBC comedy character  Alan Partridge, a former television host turned radio DJ from Norfolk, England. The character very much ‘’set-off’’ … Continue reading

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‘Only God Forgives’ – Film Thoughts/Review

If there has been one marmite film this year which will have a equal amount of lovers and haters, it has to be Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest, ‘ONLY GOD FORGIVES’. A film which at this year’s Cannes Film Festival caused … Continue reading

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‘The Wolverine’ – Film Thoughts/Review

Based on the 1980’s one off Marvel Comic book by Frank Miller, comes the second spin-off, of X-Men’s ‘THE WOLVERINE’. Originally a project which Darren Aronofksy was going to direct, this film adaptation of the comic was meant to be … Continue reading

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‘The World’s End’ – Film Thoughts/Review

Following on from the universally liked ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’, comes Edger Wright’s third in what’s been titled (and made cameos in the films) ‘Cornetto trilogy’ with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost of ‘THE WORLD’S END’. One … Continue reading

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‘Pacific Rim’ – Film Thoughts/Review

After (to what I believe was a creative) departure from ‘The Hobbit’, Guillermo Del Toro makes his first film since 2008’s ‘Hellboy 2’, with ‘PACIFIC RIM‘. Channelling a mixture of Japanese Kaiju movies (‘Godzilla’ etc*) and other monster features like … Continue reading

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