George Miller has turned away from Mad Max to a different kind of fantasy. Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba really shine in this “Arabian Nights/Scheherazade” story. I think you’ll like it.
Steve looks at two newer films: Lucy with Scarlett Johansson and Maleficent with Angelina Jolie. Are they good or bad? You’ll find out…
Gary Dalkin reviews a novel that wants to be – ought to be – a movie
Zombies. You can’t turn the corner at the moment without some zombie-themed entertainment catching you eye. Personally, I love the genre. The idea of a virus or plague that can be explained with full scientific backing is always going to lure me more than a glittery vampire. But times have changed for zombies, and whilst […]
World War Z should really be called ‘The Movie About Globetrotting Around a Zombie-Infested Planet’ as it has little to do with the beloved Max Brooks novel. In fact, the best thing about the matinee performance I went to on Saturday, was a trailer for the BBC series Luther. Oh and one tine plot point towards […]
Brad Pitt’s $200 million dollar zombie extravaganza World War Z just opened, and despite the reported problems producer Pitt had getting the film made, including extensive rewrites and shooting of several additional scenes after test screenings, the reviews indicate it’s not the total disaster that everyone expected. Not sure if I’ll drag myself to the theater to […]