You Should Be Reading: January 2017

(Written for Filmoria) Last month began my monthly feature, You Should Be Reading, with the end of what 2016 had to offer in terms of book adaptations. Now it’s time to step into the new year, and to take a look at what adaptations are being released in January 2017.

You Should Be Reading: December 2016

(Written for Filmoria) This month sees the introduction of my new monthly feature for Filmoria, You Should Be Reading, which looks at what book adaptations are being released as films over the following month. If you love reading just as much as you do watching, then this feature will tell you everything you need to know […]

DVD Review: Looper

Rating: Taking place in the year 2044, Looper, written and directed by Rian Johnson, follows Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a killer working for the mob who soon realises that one of his targets is an older version of himself (Bruce Willis). Transported back with the intention to close the loop, Joe must decide whether he should […]

Willis Vs. Levitt: Looper’s New International Poster

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Another new poster for Rian Johnson‘s upcoming sci-fi, Looper, has been released this week, showing the film’s lead stars with some big guns. Taking place in the year 2042, the film follows a killer working for the mob (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who soon realises that one of his targets is […]

Film Review: The Dark Knight Rises

(Published in Issue 12 of my publication In Retrospect) The final instalment to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises picks up eight years after the attacks of The Joker and Two-Face from 2008’s The Dark Knight when a new terrorist leader, Bane (Tom Hardy), overwhelms Gotham’s finest, including Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman) and […]

UK Teaser Poster for ‘Looper’ Looks Futuristic

(Written for HeyUGuys) The second poster for Rian Johnson‘s upcoming sci-fi, Looper, has been released this week, showing a futuristic time machine that highlight’s the film’s futuristic setting. Taking place in the year 2042, the film follows a killer working for the mob (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who soon realises that one of his targets is an […]

A New Photo From The Set of Looper, But What Is It?

(Written for HeyUGuys) Rian Johnson, director of upcoming science-fiction thriller Looper, has given fans a New Years present of a picture of himself sat inside a pod-like structure, leaving fans speculating what part of the film’s set this mechanism could be. Looper takes place in the future and follows a killer (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who works […]

Film Review: 50/50

(Published in Issue 4 of my publication In Retrospect) Directed by Jonathan Levine, 50/50 is a comedy-drama loosely based on the life of screenwriter Will Reiser. When 27-year-old Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) goes to the doctors about back pain, he finds out that he has a rare type of spinal cancer, and must undergo chemotherapy in […]

Christian Bale talks ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Christian Bale has been talking about where the final chapter of Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy will take his character of Bruce Wayne this week, as confirmation is given that the sequel will take place eight years after the events depicted in The Dark Knight. From the sounds of it, […]

Catwoman Shows Off Her New Costume

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Anne Hathaway has been snapped in downtown Los Angeles this weekend during filming for The Dark Knight Rises, showing off her leather Catwoman costume in full whilst straddling her own blackened mode of transport. The photos show Hathaway alongside Christian Bale as Batman and Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon. […]

It’s Been a ‘Super’ Week for Marvel and DC

This week sees the trailers of two of the most anticipated and upcoming superhero films, the epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, and Marc Webb‘s first in a series of rebooted Spider-Man films, The Amazing Spider-Man. Captain America is out in cinemas next week and a (good quality) trailer is […]

Film Review: 500 Days of Summer

(Please note: This was my first ever film review, so it does contain spoilers and is more of an analysis of the film rather than a review.) I watched 500 Days of Summer expecting the usual boy-meets-girl and lives happily ever after scenario; whilst I was completely wrong in my expectations, I absolutely love this […]