Lincoln Review

When you think of Steven Spielberg doing a biopic of Abraham Lincoln, you immediately expect to see loads of overly sentimental nonsense. Lincoln is not that film, think of it less as a biopic of Lincoln and more of what if they did The West Wing with Lincoln, and it’s even better than it sounds.First… Continue reading Lincoln Review

Live Long and May the Force Be With You

Yesterday, news came out that JJ Abrams is being hired by Disney to be the director of Star Wars Episode 7. If this news is true, allow me to say that this is brilliant news. Not only will the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises finally be untied together but I think JJ Abrams is… Continue reading Live Long and May the Force Be With You

Les Miserables Review

When it was revealed that a Les Miserables musical movie was being made, I was excited to see how the songs and the overall feel of the play could translate to screen. Everything I heard about the film made it sound better and better. An excellent cast, live singing and Oscar winning director Tom Hooper… Continue reading Les Miserables Review

My Thoughts on the 2013 Oscar Nominations

So that was a mixed bag. I honestly don’t know what to make of these nominations. There were some great nominations but some very obvious snubs (looking at the complete snub of The Dark Knight Rises in particular). So, with my usual categories and discounting the short films, I dive into the 2013 Oscar Nominations:Best… Continue reading My Thoughts on the 2013 Oscar Nominations

My Thoughts on the 2013 BAFTA nominations

So it’s that time of year again to give my thoughts on the BAFTA nominations released. As usual, my thoughts will be shown in the Will Win, Should Win and Missing sections and I will be discounting the short film nominations. With that out the way, let’s dive in.Best Film:Will Win: Zero Dark ThirtyShould Win:… Continue reading My Thoughts on the 2013 BAFTA nominations