Beautiful Creatures – 3.5/5 stars

After the hoo-hah that is Twilight and The Hunger Games, the last thing the world probably needs is another adaptation of a teen fiction series, especially that of the supernatural persuasion. ¬†This movie was first advertised back in late 2012 and didn’t really think twice about it, until it hit our screens this weekend. Beautiful Creatures is an adaptation of the 2009 book; the first … Continue reading Beautiful Creatures – 3.5/5 stars

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – 2/5 stars

Vampirism has boosted so much in the last few years.¬† The Twilight series and the TV shows True Blood and The Vampire Diaries has helped boost the different variations on the mythology behind vampires for modern times, so this adaptation of a historical figure being a prolific hunter offers a somewhat unnecessary different perspective. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is the big-screen adaptation of the 2010 … Continue reading Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – 2/5 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