Film reviews and more

Day: 6 October 2011

Film Review: ‘Red White & Blue’

★★☆☆☆ Starring Noah Taylor (seen earlier this year in Richard Ayoade’s superb debut feature Submarine), Amanda Fuller and Marc Senter, Red White & Blue (2010) is an unconventional revenge-thriller from British director Simon Rumley, who brought us the rather disappointing […]

Film Review: ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’

★★★☆☆ Tory Nixey’s Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2011) – starring Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce – takes the traditional haunted house tale and injects it with dark, mythological venom. With some screenplay help from Guillermo del Toro, director […]

Film Review: ‘Johnny English Reborn’

★★★★☆ Seldom will you experience delight as in the sheer exuberance of Johnny English Reborn (2011). The sequel to Johnny English (2003), sees director Oliver Parker bring Rowan Atkinson’s bumbling spy out of the wilderness, with the help of a […]

Film Review: ‘Midnight in Paris’

★★★★☆ Woody Allen’s continued underlying flirtation with fantastical situations – previously witnessed with the screen-fleeing charm of The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) and hypnotism-induced antics of The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) – returns once again within Midnight […]