With such a ludicrous plot line it’s hard to believe that War Dogs is based on true events, throughout the film this is something that is easy to forget. Childhood friends David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), are two twentysomething Americans who manage to land a $300 million deal supplying arms to Afghan military forces.
Having... [Read more of this review]
Emma Watson is big news currently. It seems that a week doesn’t go by without a mention of her latest film work; the Beauty and the Beast teaser trailer recently broke records as the most watched teaser trailer online, with over 90 million views within 24 hours of being uploaded. Similarly, her work as a UN Ambassador, and the launch of the HeForShe... [Read more of this review]
Much maligned by the first crop of critical reviews, one might have had low expectations of such a highly anticipated movie. I, however, would recommend you go to see this with an open mind and set out to be entertained by, in what was in my opinion, a hugely fun cinematic triumph.
So the first thing we, as an audience, want to know is ‘how are these... [Read more of this review]
British director Ken Loach is probably best known for his second feature film, Kes (1969). Loach also directed the famous TV drama, Cathy Come Home (1966) starring Carol White. Less well known is his first film, Poor Cow (1967), also featuring White, and a young Terrance Stamp.
Kenneth Loach, as he is credited in Poor Cow, brings a gritty, kitchen... [Read more of this review]
The Here After
As a theatrical film debut, writer/director Magnus von Horn has created a chilling Swedish drama in The Here After. We follow John (Ulrik Munther) as he leaves a juvenile offenders unit, where he has spent the past two years for an unknown crime. Although ready to continue with his life and education in the small town he grew up in, the residents are... [Read more of this review]
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New trailer: The Idol
A new trailer has been released for Hany Abu-Assad’s The Idol, a film based on a true story that is released in UK cinemas on Friday. It is based on the life of Mohammad Assaf, who won the 2013 series of Arab Idol. Below is the official synopsis:
A young boy in Gaza, Mohammad, dreams of singing in the Cairo Opera House and for the world to hear his... [Read more of this review]
New trailer: The Accountant
A new trailer has been released for upcoming thriller The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck. Here is the main synopsis:
Christian Wolff (Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations.... [Read more of this review]
New trailer: Wonder Woman
At Comic Con a new trailer was released for next year’s new Wonder Woman film, which is set during the First World War. Below it the official synopsis:
“Wonder Woman” is released in cinemas around the world next summer when Gal Gadot returns as the title character in the epic action adventure from director Patty Jenkins. Before she was Wonder... [Read more of this review]
New trailer: The Girl on the Train
A new trailer for the film adaptation of Paula Hawkins’s novel The Girl on the Train, due to be released on 7th October. Below is the official synopsis:
Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Haley Bennett, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramirez and Allison Janney star in The Girl on the Train, from director Tate Taylor (The Help, Get on Up) and producer... [Read more of this review]
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