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The Theory of Everything (2014) Film Review

Documentary and Drama filmmaker, James Marsh brings to us a beautiful tale of two wonderful people whom fall in love and tackle life. It’s not simply a film about Stephen Hawkings life, rather a moment to seep his courageous journey. A precious yet memorable journey. James Marsh’s biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything, stars Eddie Redmayne as the famous figure. Enrolled as a … Continue reading The Theory of Everything (2014) Film Review

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) Film Review

Larry (Ben Stiller) is back with his torch light, uniform and of course his fellow museum friend whom come alive at midnight. With many years of dancing at curfew and causing mischief at the Museum, the golden tablet which keeps them alive begins to decay. Decay of the tablet is somewhat a warning of a curse decades ago, which seems to be ignored. This distortion … Continue reading Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) Film Review

Blended (2014) Film Review

Blended, A funny yet bonkers tale following the life of two people whom are made for each other. Director, Frank Coroci sure takes on an exotic journey filled with tantrums, awkward moments and goose-riding turns, yet he leaves us feeling disappointed with a flat plot and an unmistakably, stereotypical ensemble of characters. Blended follows the life of two different families, firstly, a mother, Lauren (Drew … Continue reading Blended (2014) Film Review

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The Fault in Our Stars (2014) Film and Book Review

Writer John Green creates a heart-warming narrative in his New York Times best selling novel, The Fault in our stars. The novel takes us through Hazel Grace’s journey from her condition through to the state of her current ‘ordinary’ life. Hazel is a simple girl with weak lungs. As much as she hates having cancer, she does her best to continue everyday life with a … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars (2014) Film and Book Review

Into The Storm (2014) Film Review

Director Steven Quale brings to us a stormy adventure in his latest, Into The Storm. Into the Storm cuts back and forth to the documentary film crew and a family. The two teenage sons, Trey (Nathan Kress) and Donnie (Max Deacon) prepare for the graduation ceremony by filming snippets of clips for the future. Their strict father decides it’s a waste of time, making him … Continue reading Into The Storm (2014) Film Review

Non-Stop (2014) Film Review

Jaume Collet-Serra, Director of Orphan (2009) and Unknown (2011), brings to us an action flick starring Liam Neeson. A gripping mystery which leads to a flat suspense. Bill Marks, a federal Marshal travels on a respective airline which ultimately becomes hijacked. Receiving unknown texts from a passenger on the plane, Bill is threatened with a murder every 20 minutes. As he begins his mission on … Continue reading Non-Stop (2014) Film Review

Carrie (2013) Film Review

Director Kimberly Pierce brings to us a remake of the horror classic, Carrie. An insightful tale on a supernatural teenager, Carrie White, does Pierce give justice to the classic? Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz) is an average teenage girl trying to get through her life in high school. But the thing is, Carrie isn’t average, she’s different, she stands out from the rest, she’s special. … Continue reading Carrie (2013) Film Review

12 Years a Slave (2013) Film Review

Oscar award winning, 12 Years a Slave is one of the most powerful films of the year. Director Steve Mcqueen conveys a strong message of slavery with an effective cast and wonderful cinematography. In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (IMDB) Chiwetal Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, portrays a powerful yet memorable … Continue reading 12 Years a Slave (2013) Film Review

Escape Plan (2013) Film Review

Directed by Mikael Håfström, Escape Plan sets you on the edge with the mesmorising duet of our favourites, Sylvester Stallone (Ray) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (Rottmayer). Escaping prisons as a full time job, Ray finds himself beating all the slammers with his intelligence and superior confidence. With an million dollar proposal of a new challenge, Ray without thought accepts and is on his way to yet … Continue reading Escape Plan (2013) Film Review

Her (2013) Film Review

Directed by Spike Jonze, Her is an incredible Drama film based on a writer whom manifests a relationship with his operating system. Nominated for 5 Oscars, another 41 wins and 51 nominations, Her definitely deserves all the credits. Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Pheonix) continues his everyday job of writing letters and mourning about his soon-to-be ex wife Catherine (Rooney Mara). Living his lonely life, Theordore’s predominant … Continue reading Her (2013) Film Review

Gravity (2013) Film Review

With 53 wins, 50 nominations and 4 Golden Globe nominations, Gravity is one of the most beautiful films to watch. In a very short amount of time, Director Alfonso Cuarón gives us a visual feast. Gravity is a simple film based on two prime characters; Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) a medical engineer and Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) a veteran astronaut. Both NASA astronauts are on … Continue reading Gravity (2013) Film Review

The Way Way Back (2013) Film Review

The Way Way Back is a quirky comedy/drama based on a 14 year old boy, Duncan whom is forced to spend summer with his mum; Pam (Tony Collete), her obnoxious boyfriend; Trent (Steve Carell) and his bratty daughter; Steph (Zoe Levin). After misery spending time with this so-called family, Duncan stumbles across Water Wizz water park, where he acquaints with Owen. Liam James as Duncan … Continue reading The Way Way Back (2013) Film Review

The Great Gatsby (2013) Film Review

Baz Luhrmann wins our hearts in his latest; The Great Gatsby. From mesmorising visuals to powerful characters, the narrative unfolds in a very creative way. We are told the story through the neighbor of millionaire Gatsby, Nick Carraway (Toby Maguire) who sets off his journey of unraveling the truth from the past. After digging deep into the unknown, Nick learns about Daisy Buchanun’s (Carey Milligan) … Continue reading The Great Gatsby (2013) Film Review

Kings of Summer (2013) Film Review

What do you do when your parents get on your nerves? Go and build a house in the woods. Jordon Vogt-Roberts’ first feature film ‘Kings of Summer’ has been positively described as an ‘coming of age tale’ which recalls your youth memories. After seeing the incredible trailer I was intrigued to see this film and experience this journey of survival. Indeed, Kings of Summer is … Continue reading Kings of Summer (2013) Film Review

The Internship (2013) Film Review

Google. What would we do without it? Or should I say, what would Google do without Billy and Nick? The Internship follows the life of to rusty old businessmen, Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) whom seem to have lost their USP. After winding up jobless, Billy’s focus is to dip into the world of possibilities. Fate brings him closer to Google, where a … Continue reading The Internship (2013) Film Review

Evil Dead (2013) Film Review

Fede Alvarez brings us the blood and gore in his latest film ‘Evil Dead’. Filled with a bunch of stereotypical characters and a conventional plot, Evil Dead doesn’t give us anything we’ve not seen before. Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil … Continue reading Evil Dead (2013) Film Review

We’re The Millers (2013) Film Review

After a whole lot of Hangover films, there has been this new introduction to raunchy comedy. We’re The Millers definitely bags up on the comedy with a whole lot of foul language, x-rated scenes and lacey elements. Director, Rawson Thurber whom is mostly known for his 2004 hit film Dodgebull, brings that slightly conventional ‘hangover’ style element to his latest film. We’re The Millers follows … Continue reading We’re The Millers (2013) Film Review

Now You See Me (2013) Film Review

Director Louis Leterrier sure does fool us with his latest Mystery/Thriller. Now You See Me not only gives us a splice of action but a whole great illusion which leaves us gawking at the tricks. We are firstly introduced to Four different type of illusionists/magicians in a very engaging way, each welcoming their own talents in different ways, thus followed by a mysterious hooded man … Continue reading Now You See Me (2013) Film Review

Dark Skies (2013) Film Review

From the makers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious, Scott Stewart brings a slow horror with a surprising twist. Dark Skies follows a typical American family whom live a normal life in the suburban area. Apart from suffering from financial issues, the Barrett family begins to experience strange, disturbing events. First starting off with their younger son Sammy (Kaden Rockett) whom becomes friends with the ‘sand … Continue reading Dark Skies (2013) Film Review