(Scored out of 10; below 5 = not worth seeing, 6 = OK, 7 = good, 8 = great, 9 = fantastic, 10 = next to perfect)
“This will begin to make things right.” Spoken by a mysterious rebel agent, truer words have never been spoken. After the mess that was the prequel trilogy, Disney and JJ Abrams faced the monumental task of not only crafting an engaging and fun film but also righting the ship that is the largest franchise in cinematic history. Kudos to both parties as the film is pretty damn great, a few gripes not withstanding. Also, SPOILERS! Continue Reading
2014 has come and gone and left in its wake a variety of memorable film experiences (whether they’re good or bad memories depends on who you ask). All in all, I found it to be a surprisingly good year in cinema. From the myriad blockbusters to intimate independent ventures, 2014 had something for everyone. This list will run down my personal top 5 and is in no particular order. There were a ton of movies that I enjoyed and many that hit me squarely in the feels but none more so than these 5 (and a couple of honorable mentions). Hope you enjoy! Continue Reading
(Scored out of ten; below 5 = not worth seeing, 6 = ok, 7 = good, 8 = great, 9 = fantastic, 10 = next to perfect)
The closest thing to a perfect sequel I have seen in my movie viewing career. Dawn is packed to the brim with character drama, powerful performances, callbacks to the original and bombast aplenty for all those blockbuster fans. It redefines what a summer movie has to be and never wavers in its focus. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a must see for any movie fan.
I was late to the ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ party. Choosing to pass on it due to its silly premise and lacklustre trailers, but not this time. ‘Dawn’ looks poised to up the ante in all categories. —>
JJ Abrams and the (almost) entire cast!
In light of yesterday’s table read for the upcoming seventh chapter in the Star Wars universe, Disney/Lucasfilm thought it apt to get ahead of the Internet and post the much-anticipated cast list themselves! —>