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

Rise of the Guardians – 3.5/5 stars

Christmas has always been a time for fantasy and innocence,  making it ideal for new animated movies. So, when you have a movie that features the ultimates of make-believe as child guardians, you can’t help but get swept up in the idea of it all. Rise of the Guardians tells the story of The Guardians – Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), The Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), The … Continue reading Rise of the Guardians – 3.5/5 stars