Category: Film

Film Reviews: Jurassic World

So some 22 years after the original Jurassic Park film reignited the public’s passion for dinosaurs in a huge way, the film franchise revisits its roots – both within the Jurassic Park universe, and thematically, with the fourth installment – Jurassic World. This film has come in (unfairly, in my humble opinion) for criticism of… Read more

Film Reviews: Age of Ultron

Age of Ultron has a lot to live up to. The first Avengers film was a smash hit, popular with fans and critics alike, and it fed the fanboy in all of us with scraps between our heroes, a deliciously evil villain, and of course, that moment when they united to become the Avengers. A… Read more

The Force Awakens!

Unless you’ve been a hermit for the past couple of years, you’ll be aware that a new Star Wars film is on the way. Recently it was named as The Force Awakens and today the first teaser trailer for this film was released: It’s impossible to get major impressions of this film from one brief… Read more

Bizarre Lectures on Parenting

I’ve recently been engaged in a brief discussion with someone about a particular film, Titan AE. It’s wasn’t a particularly memorable film in my book, not terrible, but not especially good either. It might score 7/10 in a pinch, but only in a pinch. I digress. The discussion concerns whether Titan AE can be regarded… Read more

Age of Ultron

So the first trailer is up for Avengers: Age of Ultron. This will be the second of the Avengers films, following on from the 2012 film and the various films that have followed (such as Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier). There were some interesting moments in a… Read more

Send in the Guardians!

I have rarely enjoyed a film as much as I enjoyed Guardians of the Galaxy tonight. From the funny little dance we get from Quill at the start of the film, to his funky moves at the end, this film keeps things refreshingly light and yet also manages to offer up real heart. You warm… Read more