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 …

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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: Rush (2013)

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde Director: Ron Howard Rating: 15 Genre: Action, Biography, Drama Rush was released in 2013 and originally, I had absolutely no desire to see it despite the good reviews because I wasn’t interested in F1 or racing in any way. Since then, having had my eyes opened to the …

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: 12 Years a Slave (2013)

What it’s about: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Genre: Biography, Drama, History Rating: 15 Director: Steve McQueen Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch Lupita Nyong’o, Review: I’ve actually been somewhat worried about typing up this review …

Movie Review: The Kings of Summer

What it’s about: Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Genre: Drama Rating: 15 Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Starring: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman, Erin Moriarty Review: I actually saw this film featured on someone’s …

Movie Review: Now You See Me

What it’s about: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. Genre: Crime, Mystery Rating: 12A Director: Louis Leterrier Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Michael Cane Review: Without …