Hollywood is Reducing Itself Every Time It Recycles

Jeff Goldblum hypothesized in Independence Day that the alien signal was reducing every time it recycled. Eventually it will disappear. Hollywood, with its reboots, remakes and re-imaginings, is doing the same thing… I originally wrote this article as a feature for the BBC...

How to Become a Film Critic

How can I become a professional film critic? It’s a fairly straightforward question with a fairly straightforward answer but the journey is far from easy… There’s no hard and fast way to becoming a film critic. Like all professions you need to learn your craft...

“Ninja: Shadow of a Tear” makes DVD/Blu-ray Bow

Director Isaac Florentine returns to the world of the Samurai with this sequel to the enjoyable martial arts thriller Ninja from 2009. Pro martial artist Scott Adkins returns to the lead role… If you’re like me and love American martial arts movies set and filmed in East...
Posted On 15 May 2014

X-Men Help You Get The Last Pringle

Ever wondered how the X-Men would get "The Last Pringle"? Well, now you find out by adopting their powers to get that elusive final crisp...!
Posted On 30 Apr 2014

Top 10 Films Loves: High School and College Movies of the 1980s

Arguably the most influential American genre of the 1980s was the coming-of-age movie involving characters in high school or college. It was the era of the Brat Pack, the Breakfast Club, and of course, John Hughes...

Welcome to the World of Mr Peabody & Sherman

Mr Peabody & Sherman is a new Dreamworks animated adventure from the director of The Lion King. The film is based on characters from the 1960s TV series The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show.
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

The Hottest Movies to Watch Out for in 2014

2014 is set to be an interesting year for Hollywood and the film world at large. Last year, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the collapse of the Hollywood system, suggesting that a huge economic ‘crash’ within Hollywood was almost inevitable, causing the collapse of...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

Top 10 Romantic Films for Valentine’s Day

Chocolates? Flowers? Flowers & chocolates? The Valentine’s Day conundrum. Thankfully, when it comes to choosing what romantic movie to watch on Valentine’s Day, we’ve got the answers… Love is in the air, the chocolate boxes are stacked in the aisles,...
Posted On 21 Jan 2014