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Winona Ryder

Homefront (2013)

It’s a theme with enough intrinsic promise to lend itself to many variations, from the profane to the profanely sublime: a man with a troubled or violent past seeks peace and redemption in a new life, a new place. Usually in a small town…

Homefront (2013)

Saccharine sentimentality, a wasted supporting cast and an unconvincing performance by James Franco make Homefront another sad addition to the raft of disappointing action movies of late. Based on the Chuck Logan novel of the same name…

The Iceman (2012)

I really hoped, as I put on The Iceman, that I'd like it more than the majority of people who had already offered opinions on it. The general concensus seemed to be that the film was good, but not great. It was just lacking something. I…

Is Winona Ryder Back?

Lay down your flowers at the shrine of the Queen of Generation X because, according to the Independent, she's Hollywood's “fallen angel”, a sad spirit of decades past who floats through our consciousness without a drop of relevance and…

Star Trek (2009)

Next month sees the UK cinema release of Star Trek Into Darkness, which was more than enough of an excuse for me to revisit the first instalment of the franchise reboot. Also known as Kirk and Spock - The Early Years, here we get a smart…