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The Many Faces of Nicolas Cage

It causes me much internal turmoil debating Nicolas Cage. There’s the obvious questions of NCs acting ability, whether Nicolas Cage  and his particular acting tropes of choice ‘The Stare’ and ‘Horse Teeth’ are worthy of their own trademark. And there’s the important question of who

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Dead Man Down – review

I’ll start off by saying that the poster is more dynamic than the film actually  is. So the poster is selling Dead Man Down on being by the director and star of  the original Swedish version of TGWTDT. It is nowhere near as clever as

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Nicole Scherzinger loves fame, needs money, will do anything. That’s mullerlicious.

There is so much content in just 30 brief seconds of advertisement, where to begin. Sherzy loves yogurt like Chris Brown loves Stella Artois. The fact that Shirtlifter calls a yogurt ‘my precious’. She maybe loves the yog a bit too much. That she thinks ‘little

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Zero Dark Thirty – review

Zero Dark Thirty is about the decade long manhunt for Osama Bin Laden. It is directed by Kathryn Bigelow, its her second military/political thriller after The Hurt Locker, but is it any good? I was worried beforehand that the overall tone of the film would

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Wu Xia or Swordsmen or Dragon – review

This movie of many names is called Wu Xia, Swordsmen and Dragon I have seen posters called all three names, from here I shall call it Wu Xia. Being a fan of many types of martial arts films from Zhang Yimous wu xia films, to

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The Fall – review

The Fall was made in 2006 and until a few weeks ago I had never heard of it. How was this possible? The Fall is one of the most gorgeous films I have ever seen. The story is set in an LA hospital in the early 20th

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Guilty Pleasures – Adventures in Babysitting

Forget directing Home Alone, writing Gremlins or discovering America, Adventures in Babysitting is the best thing Chris Columbus has ever done. Known in certain circles as A Night on the Town, AiB, for me it holds massive  nostalgia factor. Its one of those films that I never

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Weekly Roundup – 05 May 13

How has no one else noticed that J-T has had his noodle ‘fro chemically straightened. No GHD could possibly tame those curls into a coiffure bouffant such as his current style. All I see is this ↓   Timberlakes former highlight partner in crime, the gay one

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Compliance – review

  So in case you were wondering Compliance is set in an any-fast food restaurant in any-town USA. An unknown caller tells the manager that one of the staff has been thieving from the customers and she need to take them out the back and wait for

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Can Natalie Portman Act? and other important questions

After watching Iron Man 3 and looking forward to the next movie in the Marvelverse, which  I learn will be Thor Semicolon The Dark World. It struck me, Q1) Will Portmans character get killed off? The fact is that Thor has more chemistry with his