Category Archives: movie review

Chronicle 2012 movie review

This is a short 84 minute movie about what happens when teenage boys get super powers. It is unlikely to surprise anyone to learn that it start off as good fun, but it all goes horribly wrong.  This link takes … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method 2012 movie review

A Dangerous Method 2012 movie review I am quite confused as to what the very talented Michael Fassbender and David Cronenberg thought they were doing in making this film. Fassbender, for lowering himself to act alongside a actress who, as … Continue reading

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Tyrannosaur – movie review

Tyrannosaur – 2011 – movie review A grim and  harrowing drama in the style of Ken Loach or Mike Leigh. The story begins with Joseph, played by Peter Mullan, who I loved in My Name is Joe, but I also … Continue reading

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Into The Abyss

Into The Abyss – 2011 – movie review Film maker Werner Herzog is against the death penalty. He tells us that verbally, right at the beginning of this documentary. He then goes on to make the most unbiased documentary I … Continue reading

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Take Shelter – movie review

Take Shelter – 2011 – movie review This is a psychological thriller / drama revolving around a small family living in some awful middle-of-nowhere town somewhere in (possibly the Midwest?) the US. The family is a mother, father, daughter and … Continue reading

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The Green Mile movie review

The Green Mile – 1999 – movie review Anyone who has ever been to the pictures with me will tell you that I can’t sit still for very long. I am having a Stephen King phase right now though, and … Continue reading

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