I’m quite lucky when it comes to the industry I work in. Not only is it a creative environment to be in, I’m also lucky enough to receive the chance to get a first look at a number of things. In this instance, Digital Cinema Media’s #DCMTuesday. These special tuesday screenings have given me a first look at The Place Beyond the Pines and The Great Gatsby in recent months all at some quite stunning locations. The latest DCMTuesday was nice enough to give us creative types a first look at Sophia Ford Coppola’s The Bling Ring. Continue reading #DCMTuesdays Review: The Bling Ring
The superhero genre of movies has undergone a big change over the last 10 years. Spiderman was the first movie to break the mould in 2002 and set the tone for what we now take as the formula of a modern superhero movie. It’s odd to think that not that long ago, the brilliantly campy horror that was Batman Forever was the epitome of a superhero movie from the 90s. Come the 00s, there was a notable shift in the way superheroes were presented. The idea of making characters more human and providing us an insight into their origin stories were a fresh take for the new millennium. Continue reading Unlimited Review: Man of Steel
Let me set the record straight. I know nothing about Baseball. I know nothing about American sports. I never feigned an interest to watch American Football after I first saw The Blind Side but this weekend, I watched Moneyball, and boy am I aching to find out more about Baseball. Continue reading I’m No Baseball Fan, But Moneyball Has Certainly Turned Me Into One!
What can I say; I’m a bit of a Chris Evans addict when it comes to Hollywood movies. (Not the TFI Friday presenting Chris Evans but the American actor Chris Evans). He effortlessly portrayed the spoofy school jock in Not Another Teen Movie and I was on the edge of my seat watching him in the ‘thriller’, Cellular.
It seems that the last few years has been quite a success for Chris Evans. He starred as the Human Torch in the Fantastic Four movies, and was recently cast as the era defining American comic book superhero, Captain America.
Personally I think his best roles were those in the underrated Sunshine, Danny Boyle’s movie about a team of astronauts on a dangerous mission to reignite the sun, and his short but sweet cameo as an atypical Hollywood action star in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Continue reading Movie Review: Puncture