Release: Friday, March 3, 2017 [Theater] Written by: James Mangold; Scott Frank; Michael Green Directed by: James Mangold Logan is a robust superhero film and probably the most violent one we have encountered since Deadpool. (Lest we forget that that movie was more than a comedy.) But even in the context of superhero films that have been slapped with … Continue reading Logan
In day two of the Decades Blogathon ’16 we have a review of Darren Aronofsky’s simply unique The Fountain (2006). Head on over to Three Rows Back to find that review! Thanks everyone!
It’s day two of the Decades Blogathon – 6 edition – hosted by myself and the one and only Tom from Digital Shortbread (check out his site by the way – that boy can write). The blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the sixth year of the decade. Tom and I will run a different entry each day (we’ll also reblog the other’s post); and this excellent review of Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain comes from Jenna and Allie’s site Flick Chicks.
I was a spectator for last year’s Decades Blogathon, so I am absolutely delighted to make the cut to take part this year! As someone with a worryingly long ‘must watch’ list, this was the perfect chance to tick off a movie that I’ve been putting off for a while. The Fountain (2006) has been on my list for a while now. I can’t remember exactly…
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Release: Friday, February 26, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Sean Macauley; Simon Kelton Directed by: Dexter Fletcher Eddie the Eagle is a film that wears its heart on its sleeve, and good for it. It's the kind of movie you really want to stand up and cheer for -- and hey, maybe you even have. Did you throw some of … Continue reading Eddie the Eagle
Release: Friday, October 9, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Jason Fuchs Directed by: Joe Wright We're off to Never, Neverland, but unfortunately not quite like in Metallica's 'Enter Sandman.' No, Joe Wright's reboot of a Disney classic is a lot more subdued. This spirited adventure is, at best, an acoustic interpretation of that song and, come to think of it, … Continue reading Pan
Release: Friday, May 23, 2014 [Theater] If Bryan Singer's latest addition to the X-Men chronicle is any indication of the summer of movies that awaits us, by the shortness of Peter Dinklage we are in for a good one! In fact the cinematic event that Singer has recently finished polishing off is one so grandiose it might very … Continue reading X-Men: Days of Future Past
Release: Thursday, July 25, 2013 [Theater] Picking up more on where we left off after X Men: The Last Stand rather than following directly in line with the most recent release (X Men: Origins -- Wolverine), James Mangold directs Hugh Jackman et al with supreme confidence in his knowledge and conviction of the essence of the comics, … Continue reading The Wolverine