Film reviews and more

Day: 18 July 2012

Film Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

★★★★★ The Dark Knight Rises (2012), the long-awaited climax to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy was always guaranteed to be huge at the box-office. If you caught Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008), then only […]

Film Review: ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’

★★★☆☆ Chris Paine’s 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? chronicled the rise and fall of the eponymous vehicle using a rather affected ‘whodunnit’ framework. Featuring an actual funeral for General Motors’ famous EV-1, the film […]

Film Review: ‘Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap’

★★☆☆☆ Tracy Marrow, better known as Ice-T, makes his directorial debut with Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012), a comprehensive account of the cultural impact of rap music. Starting in New York, Ice-T tackles […]

Christopher Nolan Season: ‘Inception’

★★★★☆ When we’re dreaming, time moves differently. We don’t notice while we’re sleeping, but it does; a second of real time can feel like minutes, or even hours, in dream-time. It’s a concept that’s taken to its […]

Christopher Nolan Season: ‘The Dark Knight’

★★★★★ With box office behemoth The Dark Knight (2008), Christopher Nolan created a game-changing comic book film adaptation that combined spectacular, hyper-realistic action with intelligent themes and a real sense of finesse. It also featured one […]