Film Review – ‘Cobain: Montage Of Heck’

Being an avid (borderline obsessive) Kurt Cobain & Nirvana fan I had high hopes for this documentary. The life of Kurt Cobain has fascinated me for as long as I have liked music, the general topic of musicians who’s lives were cut short has always had a certain grip on me, and Kurt Cobain’s especially…

Film Review – ‘Woman In Black: Angel Of Death’

40 years after the original film in 1941, a group of orphaned schoolchildren evacuees are taken to Eel Marsh House. There their schoolteacher Eve begins to suspect something isn’t quite right about the house and it isn’t long before the children and the house begin to act strangely… Chugugchugugchugugchugugchugugnurrnurrrrr chugugchugugchugugchugugchugug nuurrrr nurrrr Angel of Death!Monarch…

Film Review – ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’

 Raised as brothers from birth Egyptians Moses and Rameses are raised as powerful generals. When Rameses becomes Pharoh, Moses is his most trusted advisor until his true Hebrew parenthood is discovered. Exiled to the desert, Moses is faced by God and tasked to free the Hebrews from slavery. Let’s confront the elephant in the room…

Film Review – ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part I)’

Following the devastation of the ‘Quarter Quell’ games, Katniss finds herself in the supposedly ruined District 13. Here she will learn and live with the choices she had made in previous games and ultimately find herself the centrepiece of the rebellion against the capital.  Before we begin, I want to put aside previous reservations I…

Film Review – ‘Night Crawler’

 Young, jobless entrepreneur Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllnhaal) stumbles into the world of ‘Nightcrawlers’ -freelance cameramen who film crime scenes, car crashes and other accidents to sell the footage to TV news channels. Quickly sucked into the competitive career, he embarks on a mission to capture the most grisly shots and get ahead of the game…

Film Review – ‘A Most Wanted Man’

A Most Wanted Man Tortured Muslim half-Chechen, half Russian convict Isa Karpov (Grigori Dobrygin) arrives in Hamburg seeking his deceased father’s inheritance. He is soon picked up and watched by a covert anti-terror unit headed by the mindful chief Gunther Baachman (Phillip Seymour Hoffman) who is against the clock to discover whether Isa’s intentions are destructive or peaceful.…

Film Review – ‘Spring Breakers’

And so I beg the beast “Bestow unto me, the power to crush my enemies with a glance and the gift of eternal youth!” Horns ablaze the demon king brings down a cloven foot, releasing an unholy tremor. Clouds of dirt and smoke fill the air. As my lungs become heavy and my vision blurred…