Les Misérables – 4.5/5 stars

Ah, another Broadway musical re-imagined for the cinema.  After the quite in-your-face Rock of Ages in June, it was only time before a grand and beloved musical gets the cinematic treatment.  Now, after almost twenty years since its initial development (and disregarding the 1998 non-singing adaptation starring Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman and Claire Danes), Les Misérables – the musical – finally hits the big screen. Les Misérables is … Continue reading Les Misérables – 4.5/5 stars

Dark Shadows – 2/5 stars

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton started off as a classic cinematic partnership. Like Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino, and Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe – they seem to stick together, no matter how….unappealing the project seems to be. After the lacklustre Alice in Wonderland, you should wish that the two would take a more original concept for their new feature. Unfortunately, they took the premise … Continue reading Dark Shadows – 2/5 stars