Motion picture reviews

Review:Ex Machina

Alex Garland delivers a spectacular science fiction film which questions your moral compass in his directorial debut.

Directed by Alex Garland and starring Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander.

Review:Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The 8th films in the Planet of the Apes franchise dazzles, as it tells the story of how the apes are evolving into the dominant species on planet Earth.

Directed by Matt Reeves and starring Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke and Keri Russell.


The king of the monsters once again gets the reboot treatment, but this time he shows what he is really made of.

Directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston and Ken Watanabe.

Review:The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Spidey Returns to protect the civilians of New York City from the vast array of new villains. Including the monstrous Electro and scary Green Goblin.

Directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan and Sally Fields.

Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Steve Rogers returns to the big screen, and battles against a force greater than one he has seen before; with the help of Black Widow and the Falcon.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Redford.

Review: Thor: The Dark World

Thor once again attempts to stop an evil force from destroying the planet and woman he loves.

Directed by Alan Taylor and starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston.

Review: The Wolverine

The latest in the X-Men franchise and the sixth Wolverine film appearance, sees Logan battle the Silver Samurai in Japan.

Directed by James Mangold and starring Hugh Jackman, Svetlana Khodchenkova and Tao Okamoto.

Review: The World’s End

The Cornetto Trilogy concludes with a spectacular science-fiction themed, British comedy adventure.

Directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marson and Paddy Considine.

Review: This Is The End

The star-studded apocalyptic comedy.

Directed by Seth Rogen/Evan Goldberg and starring Jay Baruchel, Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill and Danny McBride.

Review: World War Z

The zombie epic adaptation of Max Brooks’ world famous novel.

Directed by Marc Forster and starring Brad Pitt.

Review:Evil Dead

A remake of the 1981 horror classic.

Directed by Fede Alvarez and starring Jane Levy.

Review:The Host

The long-awaited film adaptation of the Stephenie Meyer novel.

Directed by Andrew Niccol and starring Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Max Irons and Jake Abel.

Review:Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino reinvents another genre with his western masterpiece.

Directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo Dicaprio, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson.


The 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise.

Directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris.


The violent, prohibition-era themed crime drama.

Directed by John Hillcoat and starring Tom Hardy, Shia LeBeouf, Jessica Chastain, Guy Pierce, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman and Mia Wasikowska.

Review:Expendables 2

Action-filled sequel to the 2010 ‘The Expendables’.

Directed by Simon West and starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Chuck Norris, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Bruce Willis, Liam Hemsworth, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Claude Van Damme.


The ‘Family Guy’ style comedy-fantasy.

Directed by Seth MacFarlane and starring Mark Whalberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi and Patrick Warburton.

Review:The Dark Knight Rises

The epic conclusion to the biggest Batman trilogy ever.

Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard.

Review:The Amazing Spider man

The revamped film of your friendly neighbourhood web-slinger.

Directed by Marc Webb starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Martin Sheen, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary and Sally Field.

Review:Rock of Ages

Amps turned to 11 in this 80s rock adaptation from the broadway show of the same name.

Directed by Adam Shankman and starring Diego Boneta Julianne Hough, Alec Baldwin, Catherine-Zeta Jones, Russell Brand and Bryan Cranston.

Review:Men in Black 3

The third installment to the ‘Men In Black’ franchise.

Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Emma Thompson and Bill Hader.

Review:Avengers Assemble

The superhero extravaganza which has been in the making since 2007.

Directed by Joss Whedon and starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Clark Gregg and Cobie Smulders.

Review:The Hunger Games

The first film from Suzanne Collins’ novel trilogy.

Directed by Gary Ross and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks and Donald Sutherland.

Review:21 Jump Sreet

Comedy spin-off from the 1980s TV show.

Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller and starring Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Dave Franco, Ice Cube and Jake Johnson.

Review:Page One: Inside the New York Times

A film depicting an outline of spending time inside the ‘New York Times’.

Directed by Andrew Rossi and starring David Carr.

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