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Greenland (2021) – Review

Ir goes to show just how much lockdown has affected our opinions of cinema. Prior to 2020, put the keywords Gerard Butler and "disaster movie" together and the jokes about the film's quality would write themselves. Fast forward to 2021 and

Coriolanus (2011)

The seldom-adapted play Coriolanus, in the recent cinematic production by Ralph Fiennes, is a rare treat for those of us who enjoy screen adaptations of the Bard’s works. Here, Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy has been updated to a current-day…

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Simple, violent and effective, Olympus Has Fallen feels very much like an "old school" action movie, in the best sense. It is, as you've probably already heard, effectively surmised as Die Hard In The Whitehouse, and it even manages to make…

Movie 43 (2013)

I'm not crediting everyone individually here, because it would just take too long, but Movie 43 puts together a decent list of names both behind and in front of the camera. It's a comedy movie made up of sketches, connected by a framing…

Coriolanus (2011)

A modern retelling of one of Shakespeare’s lesser known tragedies, Coriolanus is the directorial debut of Ralph Fiennes, who also stars as the titular General. The contemporary tale of war, politics, and betrayal begins with civil…

Coriolanus (2011)

Shakespeare in Serbia Coriolanus, the intractable late Shakespearean play, seems to be performed every few years in England. Even if it's not one of the bard's more popular it provides a magnificent, disturbing lead role. It's been…

Coriolanus (2011)

First-time director Ralph Fiennes has certainly set himself a challenge. Not only has taken on Shakespeare, never a straightforward prospect for conversion to celluloid, but one of the less well-known tragedies at that, and one…

The Bounty Hunter (2010)

The Bounty Hunter is a foul motion picture, and yet another in a long line of projects to waste the talents of Jennifer Aniston. Since her heyday as Rachel in Friends niston has impressed with her effortless charm, sex appeal and…

How To Train Your Dragon (2010)

It seems like barely a month goes by nowadays without some latest animated release being praised to the skies for being able to please all the family and for looking so lovely while doing so. How To Train Your Dragon is one such movie and…