Category: Film/DVD Review


Movie Review // Get On Up – The James Brown Story

Directed by Tate Taylor, Get On Up tells the non linear story of James Brown’s life. Throughout the film we are thrown to different times in James Brown’s life, from the height of his fame to the moment his mother left his family. We all know James Brown’s funky music but Get On Up shows...


Dead Man Down: Film Review

Dead Man Down is Niels Arden Oplev‘s first shot at directing a Hollywood movie. He’s best known for his work in the original ‘The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo’. It’s not surprising then, when Noomi Rapace, who played Lisbeth Salander in the trilogy turns up as the female lead here. In Dead Man Down, she...


Sound City: Film Review

Dave Grohl has been a hero to many music fans for over twenty years, drummer in Nirvana, sometime member of Queens of the Stone Age and rock god in Foo Fighters, he now has turned his hand to film directing. In this case, it’s the documentary, ‘Sound City’, which follows the life on the infamous...


Warm Bodies: Film Review

Warm Bodies is a classic love story of star crossed lovers. In this case it’s an undead zombie boyfriend ‘R’ (Nicholas Hoult) and a very alive girlfriend ‘Julie’ (Teresa Palmer). Leave the Twilight references there because they are definitely not in the same ballpark. Some epidemic or other has changed the world as we know...


Men at Lunch – Lón Sa Speir: Documentary Review

Directed by Seán Ó Cualáin, Men At Lunch looks at the history and myths behind the 1932 photograph, ‘Lunch Atop A Skyscraper’. Taken in Manhattan, as the Rockafellar Center was being built, the documentary looks at the background of ’30 Rock’ in New York, the great depression and how skyscrapers were shooting up, if you’ve...


Bullet to the Head: Film Review

This time of year is always good for films, some Oscar hopefuls get their release and there’s always something to savour. ‘Bullet To The Head’ is a new shoot em up, blow em up film, directed by Walter Smith (48 Hours/Another 48 Hours) and stars tough man, Sylvester Stallone. ‘Bullet To The Head’ isn’t going...

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