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Fauda Season 1 Review

Fauda Season 1 Review Movie reviews this week looks at the fascinating Israeli and Palestinian drama Fauda, Arabic for chaos. This is unique in that it is one of the first series to focus on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, as seen through the eyes and minds of their families, providing a much needed human […]

Movie Reviews – Bright

Movie Reviews – Bright Movie Reviews this week looks at the alternative futuristic sci-fi movie Bright starring the stalwart Will Smith (Indepedence Day). We join the movie finding out that orcs, elves, and humans all live together in a futuristic alternative universe, where elves are in charge; the bourgeoisie of the planet, humans are the […]

Movie Reviews – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Movie Reviews – The Grand Budapest Hotel Movie Reviews this week looks at the dark comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel, starring the stalwart Ralph Fiennes (The Constant Gardener), and the little known Tony Revolori as M. Gustave and Zero respectively. It tells the story of the older Zero now Mr Moustafa, played by the impeccable […]

Narcos Season 1 – Review

Narcos Season 1 – Review Movie Reviews this week looks at the very well made narcotics true crime series Narcos Season 1. It tells the story of notorious Colombian drugs kingpin Pablo Escobar played impressively by Wagner Moura (Spider in Elysium). It isn’t quite a biography as it picks up his story with Escobar already […]

Movie Reviews – Creed

Movie Reviews – Creed Movie Reviews this week looks at the Rocky spinoff movie Creed starring the very impressive Michael B. Johnson (The Fantastic Four) as Adonis Johnson, son of the legendary Apollo Creed (played by Carl Weathers, we only get to see flashbacks of the original Creed), no genuine Rocky fan needs an introduction […]

Movie Reviews – Birdman: Or(The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Movie Reviews – Birdman: Or(The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Movie Reviews this week looks at the odd mix of comedy and drama aka dramedy Bird Man or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, starring the always impressive Michael Keaton (Beetlejuice), and Edward Norton (American History X). It stars Keaton as Riggan a former tv super hero […]

Movie Reviews – Nightcrawler

Movie Reviews – Nightcrawler Movie reviews this week looks at the dark thriller Nightcrawler starring the always dependable Jake Gyllenhall (Prince of Persia: Sands of time), as a down on his luck loner, seeking to get into a business that will earn him an income. Contrary to the name of the movie, this is not […]

Movie Reviews – Ex-Machina Film

Movie Reviews – Ex-Machina Film Movie Reviews this week looks at the fascinating sci-fi dark drama Ex-Machina. It stars Domnhall Gleeson (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2) as Caleb a young programmer who has won a prize to work on a project along with his employer Nathan; played charmingly by Oscar Isaac (A […]

Movie Reviews – Homeland Season 1

Movie Reviews – Homeland Season 1 Movie Reviews this week looks at the fascinating terrorist thriller, Homeland starring the gorgeous Claire Danes (forever immortalised as Juliet opposite Leonard DiCaprio’s Romeo) as Carrie Mathison, an analyst for Homeland Security following the aftermath of 9/11. This differs from many crime thrillers, in that our protagonist is not […]

The Ides of March

The Ides of March Movie Reviews this week looks at the George Clooney produced and directed The Ides of March, starring George Clooney (Ocean’s 11) and Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson) as Stephen Meyers and Governor Mike Morris respectively. It tells the story of the Democratic primaries to find out who will lead the Democratic party […]