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Legend (2015)

Through his varied filmography, Tom Hardy has made himself out to be quite the cinematic chameleon.  Ranging from sci-fi and comic book villains to a renegade police officer and an MMA fighter, he has proved to critics that he can pull off…

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Before I saw Thor I was worried that it was going to be a dreary, po-faced movie about a guy who had no sense of humour, but one mighty hammer. Thankfully, that wasn't the case. Thor turned out to be surprisingly entertaining, thanks to the…

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Out of all the Avengers, Thor has had it pretty bad after the events in New York - not only is he denied a chance to reunite with his love interest Jane Foster but he had to stop his (adopted) brother from taking over Earth with an alien…

Boyle-ing Point

With the release of Trance (reviewed here) on shiny disc in the UK this week, I decided that now was as good a time as any to look back over the filmography of one of my favourite directors. In fact, I made him an honorary Scotsman after…

Song For Marion (2012)

To go from dark comedy and urban horror to family-friendly drama is quite an interesting turn for Paul Andrew Williams. It may not have the complexities of his previous films, which includes The Cottage (2008) and The Children (2008), but…

EIFF 2011 – An Overview

So that's it then. The credits have rolled, everyone can breathe a sigh of relief and cinema staff in Edinburgh can stop being irritated by a swarm of people turning up at free screening after free screening to try and catch "the next big…

28 Days Later…(2002)

A zombie movie without zombies, that's how a lot of people view this film. Including the director, Danny Boyle, himself. However, using the older definition of a zombie as someone who has had their self-will removed, I happily class it as…

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

I love crazy action movies. Strangely, however, that does not extend to James Bond movies, in which I tend to think that both the action and the characters are simultaneously too silly and not silly enough. Their particular stylistic…