American Hustle – 4/5 stars

After a long contemplative spell, I have decided to revive my film blog.  Y’know, with reviews and the like. And so, let’s kick off 2014 with this little gem. American Hustle is the latest film by David O. Russell, who directed 2012’s Silver Linings Playbook. Con artists Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) and Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) are roped into helping ambitious FBI agent Richie Di … Continue reading American Hustle – 4/5 stars

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters – 2/5 stars

We’ve had vampires, zombies and millions of aliens, but there has been a fantasy sub-genre that hasn’t been touched on in the last few years.  Since TV cult series Charmed and, ummm, Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, finished what seems like ages ago, witches haven’t been given the modern treatment. Mind you, this is from my limited recent memory…   Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is … Continue reading Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters – 2/5 stars

The Bourne Legacy – 2/5 stars

The Bourne trilogy is one of those rare cinematic occurrences where all three films are equally as good as each other.  And what does Hollywood decide to do?  Greenlight a new series of Bourne films with no Paul Greengrass nor Matt Damon, but aim to up the smartiness and lower the action…because less action always means more success nowadays, doesn’t it? The Bourne Legacy follows Aaron Cross (Jeremy … Continue reading The Bourne Legacy – 2/5 stars

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble – 4.5/5 stars

A lot of people have been waiting for this for a long time.  For some, a lifetime. Possibly the biggest geekfest ever to grace our screen has arrived.  Yes, I’m talking about Marvel’s Avengers Assemble. Ever since Iron Man was released and received the buzz from whoever watched it, we knew that this was on the cards.  Let’s face it; this would not have been … Continue reading Marvel’s Avengers Assemble – 4.5/5 stars

Mission:Impossible – Ghost Protocol – 3/5 stars

After JJ Abram’s credible outing in the M:I series, it is easy to imagine that another sequel would be on the cards. Mission:Impossible – Ghost Protocol follows Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt as he is essentially framed for blowing up the Kremlin and has to clear his name, find the culprit, try and stop nuclear war between the US and Russia with no backup from IMF … Continue reading Mission:Impossible – Ghost Protocol – 3/5 stars