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Writer and film fanatic fond of black comedies, sci-fi, animation and films about dysfunctional families.
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Is it Wrong to Have it in for a Movie?
It’s always a tough one to discuss, the subject of critical objectivity. In an ideal world every film critic, every viewer even, would be completely objective when watching a film. But alas, there are always external forces working against us, … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Film Feature Tagged Apocalypse Now, Brad Pitt, Disney, Film, Gore Verbinski, JJ Abrams, Johnny Depp, Marc Forster, Marc Webb, Movies, Sony, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Lone Ranger, World War Z 1 Comment
The Obligatory End of the Year Top 10 (2013)
2013 has been a bit of a downbeat year for the film world, as we’ve lost a depressing number of talented individuals before their time – Roger Ebert, Richard Griffiths, James Gandolfini, Karen Black, Paul Walker. Peter O’Toole and Ray Harryhausen passed … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Film Feature Tagged A Field in England, Alfonso Cuarón, Behind the Candelabra, Ben Kingsley, Ben Wheatley, Brad Pitt, Christopher Nolan, Cloud Atlas, Dan Aykroyd, Daniel Brϋhl, Daniel Day-Lewis, Danny Boyle, David Lynch, David Mitchell, David Strathairn, Drew Pearce, Drive, Edgar Wright, Film, Gravity, Guy Pearce, Inception, Iron Man 3, James Cameron, James Gandolfini, James Spader, Jim Rash, Karen Black, Kristin Scott Thomas, Liam James, Lincoln, Marc Forster, Matt Damon, Matthew Goode, Mia Wasikowska, Michael Douglas, Minority Report, Movies, Nat Faxon, Nicolas Winding Refn, Only God Forgives, Park Chan-wook, Paul Walker, Peter Jackson, Peter Morgan, Peter O'Toole, Ray Harryhausen, Reece Shearsmith, Richard Griffiths, Rob Lowe, Robert Downey Jr, Roger Ebert, Ron Howard, Rush, Ryan Gosling, Sandra Bullock, Shane Black, Simon Pegg, Steven Spielberg, Stoker, The Avengers, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Lord of the Rings, The Way Way Back, The World's End, Tolkien, Tom Tykwer, Trance, Vithaya Pansringarm, Wachowskis, World War Z 1 Comment
Review: World War Z (2013)
I’ll just state from the start that I haven’t read Max Brooks’ novel, but from what I’ve heard this film adaptation bears little relation, so what does it matter? WORLD WAR Z is a painful viewing experience. Even by the standards of films … Continue reading