WARNING: this is going to be ranty…so I apologise in advance. So, news came about today that Scarlett Johansson has been cast as the iconic anime character Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell. The announcement doesn’t please me. At all. I don’t link the idea of a remake for Western audiences and I don’t agree with Scarlett Johansson’s casting. I’ll tell you why. After the whole Exodus casting … Continue reading Opinion: ScarNO for Ghost in the Shell!
It’s hard to think of Alfred Hitchcock without thinking of sharp strings and an infamous shower scene – namely one of the most memorable scenes in film that has been constantly mimicked but never bettered. Now, the story behind the classic thriller Psycho is brought to the big screen, marking the narrative directorial debut of Sacha Gervasi – best known for the 2008 documentary Anvil! The Story of … Continue reading Hitchcock – 2/5 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