Theatrical Releases: ‘The Way Back’

Inspired by a true story of almost unbelievable magnitude, The Way Back (2010) marks Peter Weir’s return cinema after a seven year hiatus following his 2003’s historical romp, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.Taking place in 1940, The Way Back sees a group of men escape from Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Piranha 3D’

★★★☆☆ Following the honest carnage and thrills of Switchblade Romance (2003) and the enjoyably nasty but thematically over-explicit remake of The Hills Have Eyes (2006) (much lacking the relative subtlety of the original), Alexandre Aja – much like Rob Zombie did with his 2007 Halloween remake – proves himself more of Continue Reading

Theatrical Releases: ‘Catfish’

Catfish (2010) is unlike anything I’ve ever seen; even defining its genre proves problematic. I’d like to settle on docu-thriller, but its ever-changing tone means you don’t really know what you’re watching until the film’s conclusion. The problem with reviewing it also is, the less you know, the more you’ll enjoy it.Henry Continue Reading

Film Review: ‘Tron: Legacy’

★★★★☆ “I’ve been waiting a long time for this” mutters Clu, the digital reincarnation of Jeff Bridges’ Kevin Flynn, echoing the thoughts of thousands of Tron fans worldwide. 28 years ago the original Tron was wowing 80′s audiences with its ground breaking use of visual technology. Nearly three decades on, Continue Reading