Film Review: Pitch Perfect 3

Directed by Trish Sie, The Bellas are back in Pitch Perfect 3 for a second encore. After the highs of winning the World Championships, the group – Beca (Anna Kendrick), Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson), Chloe (Brittany Snow), Aubrey (Anna Camp), Emily (Hailee Steinfeld), Cynthia Rose (Ester Dean), Lilly (Hana Mae Lee) – finds itself split […]

Film Review: Pitch Perfect 2

Directed by Elizabeth Banks and after a humiliating command performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won. The group – Beca (Anna Kendrick), Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson), Chloe (Brittany Snow), Aubrey (Anna Camp), Cynthia Rose (Ester Dean), Lilly (Hana Mae Lee) – have a […]

Film Review: The Lego Movie

Written and directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, The Lego Movie focuses on an ordinary Lego minifigure (voiced by Chris Pratt) who finds himself helping a resistance stop a tyrannical businessman (Will Ferrell) from gluing everything in the Lego world into his vision of perfection.

Book v Film: The Hunger Games – Catching Fire

“At some point, you have to stop running and turn around and face whoever wants you dead. The hard thing is finding the courage to do it.” Directed by Francis Lawrence and the second adaptation in Suzanne Collins‘ The Hunger Games trilogy of novels, Catching Fire continues with the story of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), […]

Film Review: The Hunger Games – Catching Fire

Directed by Francis Lawrence and the second adaptation in Suzanne Collins‘ The Hunger Games trilogy of novels, Catching Fire continues with the story of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), as she returns home after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games with fellow tribute, Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson). But it doesn’t take Katniss long to learn that […]

DVD Review: People Like Us

Rating: Serving as the directorial debut of Alex Kurtzman and inspired by true events, People Like Us follows salesman Sam (Chris Pine) who, while settling his recently deceased father’s estate, discovers he has a sister, Frankie (Elizabeth Banks), and nephew, Josh (Michael Hall D’Addario), whom he never knew about. As their relationship develops, Sam is […]

Film Review: Pitch Perfect

Rating: Directed by Jason Moore and loosely adapted from the novel of the same name by Mickey Rapkin, Pitch Perfect follows Beca (Anna Kendrick), a freshman at Barden University who is tempted into joining her school’s all-girl a cappella group The Bellas, which includes the popular faces of Brittany Snow, Anna Camp and Rebel Wilson. […]

Check The Details: New Trailer Released

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) This week we have another first trailer for The Details, which debuted at Sundance back in 2011. Written and directed by Jacob Aaron Estes, the film stars Tobey Maguire as a married, philandering man who makes a series of very bad decisions and suffers through the repercussions.

Film Review: The Hunger Games

(Published in Issue 8 of my publication In Retrospect) The first in a trilogy of novels written by Suzanne Collins‘ best-selling series, The Hunger Games is set in a dystopian future where, in order to maintain peace in the 12 districts of Panem, 24 young representatives are forced to compete in a televised game each […]

Book v Film: The Hunger Games

“Deep in the meadow, hidden far away / A cloak of leaves, a moonbeam ray. / Forget your woes and let your troubles lay, / And when it’s morning again, they’ll wash away. / Here it’s safe, here it’s warm. / Here the daisies guard you from every harm. / Here your dreams are sweet […]

Film Review: Man On A Ledge

(Published on Lost In The Multiplex and in Issue 7 of my publication In Retrospect) Rating: Directed by Asger Leth, Man On A Ledge is an American thriller that follows ex-New York policeman Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington), who is arrested for stealing a $40 million diamond from businessman David Englander (Ed Harris). Maintaining his innocence […]

11 New Hunger Games Images As New Tie-In Site Launches

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) As a new viral tie-in website launches for The Hunger Games, eleven new images have also been put online, giving us a closer look at many of the characters. Based on the hugely successful novel trilogy by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games is set in the futuristic world of […]

The New ‘Hunger Games’ Jigsaw Poster Revealed!

Over the day, 100 different websites from all over the world have released a single, small piece of the new Hunger Games poster in a jigsaw-style puzzle viral event. The film, directed by Gary Ross, follows twelve Districts who each send a girl and boy, trained in combat, into the heart of a jungle until […]