Monthly Archives: November 2014

DVD review: The Inbetweeners 2

It’s usually a risk for popular television programmes to make the jump to the big screen but in 2011, The Inbetweeners made it look easy. Would a sequel have the same outcome or should they have quit while they were … Continue reading

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DVD review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Three years ago, the long-running apes franchise underwent a series of tests, receiving a prequel injection to bring it into the modern day. The sequel to the prequel, set a decade later, is ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tom Hardy Performances

On the back of his latest portrayal in The Drop, proving himself yet again as one of the greatest actors of his generation, I remember my top five Tom Hardy performances. Click the images to see the trailers! 5. Locke  In Stephen … Continue reading

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Director interview: Jamie Adams – ‘A surrogate family emerges almost organically – you can’t escape it at Christmas!’

At the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival, I was lucky enough to be introduced to the work of writer director Jamie Adams (pictured above right) when I watched indie gem ‘Benny & Jolene’. His latest feature ‘A Wonderful Christmas Time’, starring … Continue reading

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DVD review: 22 Jump Street

 After the huge success of 21 Jump Street in 2012, it came as no surprise that developments were soon underway for a sequel. Would it live up to the original or will it be doomed to become yet another unimaginative … Continue reading

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Film review: A Wonderful Christmas Time

  Christmas films are typically full of schmaltz, sentimentality and festive cheer, building up the hype for yet another fun-filled day spent with family, playing games, eating and drinking to excess and telling bad cracker jokes. To combat this idealised … Continue reading

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DVD review: An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary

  A film about a computer game in which you manage a football club might seem like a strange concept but when said game is so integrated in the sport’s language and culture across the globe, it is more than … Continue reading

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