Now You See Me 2

Jon M. Chu’s Now You See Me 2 is the sequel that nobody asked for to a film that –as far as I can tell- nobody loved enough to want to see more. It must have made money otherwise we wouldn’t be here. This time out, the Horsemen are tasked with stealing a computer chip…

Spotlight

Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight tells the true story of the Boston Globe’s uncovering of the massive child molestation scandal covered up by the Catholic Church. Above all this film is about the performances of the actors chosen and they completely land in every way. Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Stanley Tucci and Bryan…

Avengers: Age of Ultron

So, it’s finally here. Joss Whedon’s eagerly anticipated follow up to the hugely successful The Avengers -or Avengers Assemble if you live in certain places- finally lands on cinema screens in the form of Avengers: Age of Ultron. This film has big shoes to fill given the success of the first one and the innate…

Marvel Ranking

With the upcoming release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron I figured I’d throw my hat in the ring and attempt my own Marvel Ranking. Below you’ll find my list of the Marvel movies in order of quality from worst to best. It’s something that a lot of websites do so I thought it’d be…

On the Silver Screen – Foxcatcher

Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher adapts the true story of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) being taken under the wing of a strange and dangerous sponsor named John du Pont (Steve Carell). Before going into the screening I knew almost nothing about the truth behind the story and that’s probably the best way to approach this…

On the Silver Screen – Begin Again

Begin Again is the story of disgraced music executive Dan (Mark Ruffalo) who is at rock bottom in his life and career but finds inspiration when he meets talented singer-songwriter Greta (Keira Knightley) and throws himself into the project of creating an album with her. In terms of story and characterisation this film is fairly…