The Dark Knight Rises/Nolan’s Intolerance


The Dark Knight Rises is the final instalment in the Dark Knight trilogy, with returning cast members Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Gary Oldman being joined by some new faces under the helm of Brit director Christopher Nolan. The explosive score is composed by Hans Zimmer with cinematography by Nolan regular Wally Pfister.

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The Amazing Chernobyl Spider-Man Diaries


To make up for the long absence of posts here, I’ve written two short reviews for you lovely lot.

Chernobyl Diaries is an American horror movie directed by Brad Parker. It is produced by Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity 1, 2 and 3) and stars Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski and the excellent Dimitri Diatchenko (if you’ve played almost any Call of Duty or Uncharted game, you’ve already heard his voice).

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Why idiot scientists run around like idiots, or a ‘Prometheus’ review


More than 30 years since the original Alien film, director Ridley Scott returns to the franchise in an attempt to breathe new life to this disappointing era of sci fi. Prometheus stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron with cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.

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A list of 100 films


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‘What kind of bird are you?’, a review of Moonrise Kingdom


The love story about two estranged children. Moonrise Kingdom stars Bruce Willis, Ed Norton and Bill Murray with two debut performances from Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman.

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Really really Dark Shadows


This is Tim Burton’s 15th film, and the 3rd Dark Shadows film, to be released since the gothic soap opera began in 1965. It stars Johnny Depp, Bella Heathcote and Eva Green and is scored by the typically exuberant Danny Elfman. I just thought that was worth mentioning.

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Marvel Comics presents The Avengers All Meet Up in the Same Place!


8 years in the making, Marvel Avengers Assemble (or simply…’The Avengers’) has finally hit the big screen – and earlier than the US for once, hooray! – brought to life by Buffy creator and comic book aficionado Joss Whedon. It boasts a superstar ensemble including Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett ‘lycra’ Johansson, Samuel L Jackson and, of course, Stan Lee. Brit cinematographer Seamus McGurvery (who worked on the staggering We Need To Talk About Kevin last year) worked on the film, which was converted to 3D in post production.

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If movie posters were honest (part 2)


Check out part 1 here.

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Reviews: The Hunger Games, Cabin in the Woods, 21 Jump Street, Le Havre


The Hunger Games

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True Bromance


You want a list of the greatest odd couples in cinema? Well, why didn’t you say so!

Shaun of the Dead

Dubududu dudu dada! EURGHHHHH!

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