4 Series I’m Really Into Right Now

I go through phases with TV or Netflix shows. I’ll cram like 15,000 of them into the space of a month or I’ll go half a year without starting a single new show. There is no in-between. Right now, I am loving series, more so than films and am always on the lookout for the next …

Movie Review: Room (2015)

Director: Lenny Abrahamson Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Joan Allen Genre: Drama Rating: 15 Plot Summery: ‘Room’ tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted mother. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and …

Movie Review: Star Wars – The Force Awakens (2015)

Title: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director: J. J Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega Review: Ah… Star Wars. The long awaited next instalment of what is arguably the biggest and most popular franchise ever to grace our planet (I can almost hear the faint sound of millions of …

Movie Review: The Book Thief (2013)

What it’s about: While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Genre: Drama Rating: 12A Director: Brian Percival Starring: Sophie Nelissie, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson

Movie Review: Frozen (2013)

What it’s about: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Genre: Adventure, Comedy Rating: 12 Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Starring: Kristen Bell, Josh …

Movie Review: Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

What it’s about: In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease. Genre: Biography, Drama, History Rating: 15 Director: Jean-Marc Valleé Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner

Movie Review: Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

What it’s about: Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama Rating: PG Director: John Lee Hancock Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson Review: Out of all the amazing films that …

Movie Review: Captain Phillips (2013)

What it’s about: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Genre: Biography, Drama Rating: 12A Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Chernus Director: Paul Greengrass Review: I literally …