DVD Review: Lucy

Rating: Written and directed by Luc Besson, Lucy follows a woman (Scarlett Johansson) who, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic, when a drug inside her body allows her to use 100% of her brain. With the help of Professor […]

Film Review: Transcendence

Directed by Wally Pfister, Transcendence is a sci-fi thriller that follows Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence. As he works toward his goal of creating an omniscient, sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions, his highly […]

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.

Film Review: Now You See Me

Rating: Directed by Louis Leterrier, Now You See Me follows an FBI agent (Mark Ruffalo) and an Interpol detective (Mélanie Laurent) in a game of cat and mouse, as they track a team of illusionists known as The Four Horsemen (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, and Dave Franco) who pull off bank heists against […]

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 […]

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, […]

Tweets Confirm A ‘Wanted’ Sequel

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Writer of Wanted, Derek Haas has been busy tweeting getting our hopes up for a sequel of the 2008 action film starring James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman. Loosely based on Mark Millar‘s comics, McAvoy played the character of Wesley, an average guy who was being cheated on […]

Film Review: The Shawshank Redemption

Rating: The Shawshank Redemption (1994), directed by Frank Darabont and written by Steven King, is number one in IMDB’s top 250 films of all time. The Shawshank Redemption is about the harsh reality of serving a prison sentence; from fights behind closed doors and propositions in the shower room to the manipulation of authoritative figures. […]

Film Review: The Dark Knight

The second instalment in The Dark Knight Trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan and a sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins, The Dark Knight sees Batman (Christian Bale) enlist the help of his allies – Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) – to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City. […]

Film Review: Batman Begins

Directed by Christopher Nolan and the first instalment in his The Dark Knight Trilogy, Batman Begins follows a young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) who travels to the Far East to be trained in the martial arts by Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), a member of the mysterious League of Shadows. When Ducard reveals the League’s true […]