Film reviews and more

Day: 25 January 2012

#Patrick Gamble #Reviews

Film Review: ‘Like Crazy’

★★★☆☆ Drake Doremus’ Like Crazy (2011) is the latest in a long line of American independent films which have recently taken a bitter-sweet approach towards romance. Up-and-coming duo Felicity Jones and Anton Yelchin (with support from Jennifer Lawrence) star as a pair of hopeless romantics imprisoned by their deep emotional connection, who through one misguided decision, […]


Film Review: ‘The Grey’

★★★★☆ Chilling in every sense of the word, The Grey (2012) – though visually stunning – is unlikely to make you want to visit Alaska anytime soon. Starring Oscar nominee Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo and Dermot Mulroney, this thriller from director Joe Carnahan is an enthralling study of man’s breakdown when faced with […]

#Joseph Walsh #Reviews

Film Review: ‘The Descendants’

★★★★☆ About Schmidt (2002) and Sideways (2004) director Alexander Payne returns triumphantly after a seven-year hiatus with the wonderfully poignant, Hawaii-based comic-drama The Descendants (2011), starring Hollywood megastar George Clooney in what is arguably his most impressive role to date.Matt King (Clooney) is a Honolulu-based lawyer struggling to come to terms with a […]