Directed by Wes Anderson, Isle of Dogs is set in a fictitious city in Japan where the city’s authoritarian mayor, Kenji Kobayashi, has banished all dogs to Trash Island after an outbreak of canine influenza. The film follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog and has an ensemble voice cast including Bryan […]
Directed by Gareth Edwards, the long-awaited epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla sees the world’s most famous monster reborn. Serving as the 29th instalment in the Godzilla series, the film is a retelling of the origins of Godzilla in contemporary times, as Godzilla is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten […]
Rating: Directed by Ben Affleck, Argo is a dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran, which is in turn based on the book The Master of Disguise. Led by CIA exfiltration specialist Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck), author of the novel itself, a team […]
(Published on Lost In The Multiplex) Rating: DreamWorks’ latest, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, picks up with our favourite animated zoo animals – Alex the lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the giraffe (David Schwimmer), and Gloria the hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) – as the group continue their adventures from the first […]
(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Sony Pictures has released a set of new stills for the upcoming action thriller Total Recall this week. Directed by Len Wiseman, the film is inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick.
(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) New Line Cinema has released the debuting trailer and poster for Hairspray director Adam Shankman‘s new musical adaptation, Rock of Ages, this week. The film tells the story of small town girl Sherrie (Julianne Hough) and city boy Drew (Diego Boneta) who go to Hollywood and meet on the […]
(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 2) Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive is based on James Sallis‘ 2005 novel of the same name, with screenplay by Hossein Amini. The film is undoubtedly one of the best film’s of 2011, and even received a standing ovation at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. […]