300: Rise of an Empire
Let’s be clear – you’re not here for the storyline. And even if you are, it can be summarised in three words ‘Athens versus Persia’.
Nonetheless Rise of an Empire is everything you’re looking for in a ’300′ sequel. Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel ‘Xerxes,’ and told in the breathtaking... [Read more of this review]
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Put on your most splendid vintage outfit, and assemble your most finest existential thoughts, for Wes Anderson is back with The Grand Budapest Hotel, his eighth cinematic offering as director since the dawning of Bottle Rocket in 1996.
With a style as distinct as an emo-tized teenager, a new Wes Anderson release nowadays usually comes packaged with... [Read more of this review]
Physics is a bitch. It’s a lesson Sandra Bullock and George Clooney learn within the first 10 minutes of Gravity. As two members of a three-man spacewalk (the billing of the third member, Paul Sharma, gives you some idea of how long he lasts), they’re stranded in Earth orbit after debris from a Russian satellite cripples their Space Shuttle. With... [Read more of this review]
The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection
They’ve made some classics at Ealing Studios. Some are well remembered, but hundreds of others have been made there since 1902. The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection – now on its 11th volume – gives some of the more obscure productions a shiny new transfer and offers them up for reconsideration.
Volume 11 opens in good old Ealing fashion with... [Read more of this review]
A New York Winter’s Tale
*Warning contains spoilers*
“What if the universe loves all us equally?” intones the breathless voice over that concludes A New York Winter’s Tale. Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it doesn’t, and this film proves it.
No truly benevolent galaxy would inflict something so eye-bleedingly awful on the general public. The only existential... [Read more of this review]
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Now You See Me: Trailer
The crit: “An elite FBI squad are caught in an intense game of cat and mouse against four of the world’s greatest illusionists. Pulling off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, they shower the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.”
OnTheBox expectation... [Read more of this review]
News Team Assemble! Anchorman 2 Teaser Trailer Arrives..
Our fingers are but a blur as we excitedly fumble our way towards getting this little news story up online, but we are delighted to announce that the first teaser trailer for Anchorman 2 is out there on the web. Obviously there’s not much in the way of content (seeing as this ridiculously anticipated sequel won’t start filming later this... [Read more of this review]
We absolutely can’t wait to see Ted. It’s the story of Johnny (Mark Wahlberg) a regular guy who falls in love with a girl (Mila Kunis). The thing is, he’s constantly dogged by a rather special friend – a hard-drinking, pot-smoking teddy bear that came to life as a result of a childhood wish and just won’t leave.
It’s... [Read more of this review]
The Expendables 2 Full Trailer
Can you say “KABOOOOOM!!!”? Introduced by Sly himself (who seems to have some trouble getting the name of his movie right), it’s big it’s loud, it’s got massive explosions, it’s got more testosterone than you can waggle a bicep at, it’s got Jason Statham delivering some great one-liners (“I now pronounce... [Read more of this review]
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