Film Review: Knives Out

Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Knives Out follows the investigation into the apparent suicide of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer), who is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday. When the inquisitive Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate, Blanc must sift through a web of […]

Film Review: Spectre

The 24th James Bond film, Spectre is the second instalment directed by Sam Mendes and is the 4th film featuring Daniel Craig in the lead. With the secret service under political threat by a member of the British government, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the team – M (Ralph Fiennes), Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben […]

New ‘Skyfall’ Teaser Trailer

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) After the release of the first official poster for Sam Mendes’ latest James Bond film, Skyfall, earlier this week, we know have the first official teaser trailer. Based on Ian Fleming’s 007 character and the twenty-third James Bond film altogether, Skyfall sees the return of Daniel Craig in the […]

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Will Soon Be Playing With Fire

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) According to Sony this month, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo sequel, The Girl Who Played With Fire, is still moving forward, despite many believing that the franchise would not continue after the first film in a series of adaptations of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy didn’t do as well […]

Film Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

(Published on BritScene and in Issue 5 of my publication In Retrospect) David Fincher‘s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is the first instalment in a Hollywood adaptation of Stieg Larsson‘s thriller trilogy, originally released as a Swedish-language screen adaptation directed by Niels Arden Oplev in 2009. This English-language remake follows investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist […]

First Set Pictures for ‘Skyfall’ and 007 Daniel Craig

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) The first photographs from the new James Bond film, Skyfall, have made their way online this week as Daniel Craig films scenes for the film in Trafalgar Square, London on Saturday (19th November). “It, I think, has all the elements of a classic Bond movie, including, to quell any […]

Film Review: Dream House

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex and published in Issue 4 of In Retrospect) Dream House, directed by Jim Sheridan, follows publisher Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) who quits work to move his wife Libby (Rachel Weisz) and their two daughters into their dream home. The family soon discover, however, that their seemingly idyllic house was […]

New Clips And Behind The Scenes Footage for Tintin

(Written for BritScene) Excited for the new Tintin movie? Well, we’re about to make your day… DreamWorks Pictures has released five clips from The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn this week, and three behind-the-scenes featurettes have also appeared online which take us inside the amazing motion-capture process of Steven Spielberg’s 3D family […]

The Adventure Begins With a New Trailer for Tintin

(Written for BritScene) The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn is the first instalment in a planned trilogy of computer-animated motion-capture adaptations of George Remi’s series of comic strips. When Tintin and his friends discover directions to a sunken ship they set off on their first adventure, a treasure hunt. MSN have released […]

Film Review: Cowboys & Aliens

(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 1) Based on the graphic novel of the same name created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg in 2006, Cowboys & Aliens is a Western sci-fi directed by Jon Favreau. Set in Arizona in 1873, Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig) wakes up in the middle of a desert with […]

English Version of ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ To Be Released This Year

The official trailer for David Fincher‘s version of the first instalment to the film adaptations of the ‘Millennium’ series, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, has recently been released, confirming Daniel Craig as Mikael Blomkvist and Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander. The Millennium trilogy is a series of bestselling novels by Swedish author Stieg Larsson, […]