In a sea of sloppy sequels (Pirates of the Caribbean 4) and rote remakes (The Hangover Part 2), X-men: First Class immediately stands out for simply being something different — good.

Taking a leaf out of the J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot, First Class goes back to the beginning [...]

By on May 31, 2011

Insidious is the new horror film from Australian director James Wan, the co-creator of the SAW franchise, but don’t hold that against him.

This is an good ol’ fashioned haunting, one with a tangible  atmosphere, strong performances and plenty of skin-crawling scares. Initially, you might argue it’s a copy of Poltergiest — indeed, its similarities are many — but Insidious, for better and worse, does eventually stand on its own two [...]

By on May 12, 2011

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By on May 9, 2011

If you ever wondered what would happen if Russell Brand relapsed into drugs and took off on a ridiculous adventure, then Nicholas Stoller’s Get Him to the Greek might have your answer. Although the strong cast is enough to sell such a simple plot, Greek has a lot to offer in it’s outrageous portrayal of stardom that will rival anything you see on TMZ.

By on June 17, 2010

Relationship struggles in films often centre on a clash of personalities when concerning one thing or another. When it’s hard to pay the rent or falling out of love, couples turn on each other to point the finger and find someone to blame. What Hollywood rarely depicts is the influence of a disorder in a relationship, especially those where social capabilities are limited. Perhaps it fails on their romantic scale, which is strange because there’s certainly enough emotive power to ride that out. If it’s good enough to be ‘It’ writer Diablo Cody’s latest project (with TV’s United States of Tara), then it must have value.

By on August 16, 2009
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