Sin City: A Dame to Kill For | review

It's been almost a decade since the original 'Sin City' showed us all a comic book adaptation that, whatever else, managed to meld its source material's aesthetic to that of movies. At the time it was something that felt decidedly new. …

The Expendables 3 | film review

If you like action movies don’t see The Expendables 3. The third installment of Stallone's Expendables franchise has arrived so we can have another mash up of the bits we love from 30 year old action movies. All the way through it feels…

The Rover | review

It's best to think of The Rover as a not quite Apocalypse movie. Guy Pearce plays a man trying to track down his stolen car for reasons he won’t explain (there are other cars). He joins/kidnaps the simpleton brother of one of the thieves,…

Tracks

Tracks sounds interesting. Based on a bestselling memoir by Robyn Davidson (played by Mia Wasikowska), it tells the true story of how she decided to walk across the Australian desert, coast to coast. Just because. Getting this…

Divergent – review

Divergent is a great film to show anyone that thinks the current zeitgeist is too ironic. It's based on a young adult sci-fi bestseller (a sequence of words that is to this era what 'bitching sax solo' was to the 80's) by Veronica Roth.…

Need For Speed

Review by Ged Murray. A movie based on a successful video game franchise and directed by an ex-Stuntman wouldn't normally warrant much attention. It's the kind of thing that you might watch accidentally while hung-over or, if you're 14,…