Category Archive: Movie Review

Sep 05

Review: Oblivion (2013)

In this run of the mill sci-fi action thriller, Tom Cruise plays Jack, a mechanic left on a desolated Earth with only his wife Julia (Andrea Riseborough) for company. For this is the future, a future where Earth has been attacked by aliens and the moon destroyed. Without our moon, Earth has been ruined by …

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Sep 04

Review: Now You See Me (2013)

Four magicians from across the United States are sent a calling card and given an offer beyond their wildest dreams. In exchange, they must perform a number of elaborate and criminal tricks to gain entry to the mythical ‘Eye’. Chased by a federal officer and Interpol, the team must use every trick in their repertoire …

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Aug 29

Review: Kick Ass 2 (2013)

Having visited my cinema four times to see the original Kick Ass, I was eager to get down to see the sequel but could only manage to get to see a screening in its final week. Whilst Kick Ass 2 is just as much fun as the original, it misses something that made the first …

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Aug 28

Review: Alan Partridge – Alpha Papa (2013)

When I first heard that Steve Coogan was planning on taking his comedy character Alan Partridge to the big screen, I was apprehensive to say the least. I have grown up with Alan and found him always to be the funniest character on TV. With this news he was headed to the silver screen, I …

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Aug 13

Review: 12 Rounds (2009)

What do you get if you cross Saw, Die Hard With A Vengenance and a vechile for WWE Superstar John Cena? The answer is 12 Rounds, a high octane, action packed thriller that delivers pure popcorn munching entertainment! When local beat cop Danny Fisher (Cena) captures one of the worlds most wanted criminals, Miles Jackson …

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Aug 10

Review: Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)

Buy ‘Jack The Giant Slayer’ from Zavvi! Get other blu-ray titles from Zavvi here. Based on the classic fairy tale of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’, usually reserved for the panto season, this retelling featuring a now grown up Nicholas Hoult (who you’ll remember from ‘About A Boy’) and a less Jedi Ewan McGregor follows the …

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Aug 06

Review: Finding Nemo (2003)

Ten years ago, Pixar released Finding Nemo. Ten years later, it’s still as magical as it was back then. Pixar, always on top form when it comes to animation didn’t just dip their toe in the ocean, they scuba-dived their way right to the depths! After he loses his family in an attack from an …

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Aug 01

Review: The Wolverine (2013)

Taking place after the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, Logan (Hugh Jackman) is back in The Wolverine. “The Wolverine movie fans have been waiting for” was boomed out of the tellybox on the trailers but judging by Wolvies last solo outing, it should be too hard to top, should it? We open with the …

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Jul 29

Review: Monsters University (2013)

To become the best, you have to go to school, and the best school is Monsters University (not Fear Tech!) When little Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal)i takes a trip to Monsters Inc. he knows that he wants to become a scarer and he will do anything it takes to get it. Upon enrolling at Monsters …

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Jul 08

Review: G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

What do you do to reboot a franchise? You bring in ‘The Rock’. But whilst it worked for Fast 5, it really flops here and once again G.I. Joe is left in a state of abandonment. Picking up where the first left off, Cobra have infiltrated the White House and have an imposter in place …

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