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Byzantium

Released: 31st May 2013 Directed By: Neil Jordan Starring: Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Daniel Kelly (@DKsMum) Neil Jordan is dependably interesting as a film-maker, albeit not always successful, his eclectic CV littered with both left-field hits and noble fumbles....
  Released: 17th May 2013 Directed By: Justin Lin Starring: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: Philip Price The Fast & Furious universe is damn near getting as big as the Marvel one. With the sixth installment...
Released: 6th September 2013 Directed By: David Lowery Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Garry Arnot Gone are the days of western stalwarts like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood when the genre was at its busiest, bringing cowboy films...

Elysium

Released: 21st August 2013 Directed By: Neill Blomkamp Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Garry Arnot After the success of District 9, advert-maker turned filmmaker Neill Blomkamp is back with sci-fi action thriller 'Elysium', starring Matt Damon and Jodie...
Released: 31st July 2013 Directed By: Raja Gosnell Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria Certificate: U Guest Reviewer: Joseph Fountain (http://twentyfourframesoffilm.blogspot.co.uk/) Two years on from the previous film, evil wizard Gargamel has reinvented himself as a successful magician in Paris. His ‘magic powers’ dependent...
Released: 19th July 2013 Directed By: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Garry Arnot Since the Danish directors Lars Von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg founded the avant-garde movement known as Dogme 95, Scandinavian cinema has went from strength to...
 Written By: Brad Preston Currently the top three grossing films of the year (as of 15/7/13) are Iron Man 3, Fast & Furious 6 and Man Of Steel, what do these blockbuster movies have in common? Yep, you guessed...
Released: 28th June 2013 Directed By: Pierre Coffin/Chris Renaud Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig Certificate: U Reviewed By: Tom Beasley The first film from the unknown Illumination Entertainment studio, Despicable Me was a shock hit in 2010, grossing over $500m worldwide. This rather inevitable...

The East

Released: 28th June 2013 Directed By: Zal Batmanglij Starring: Brit Marling, Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgard Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Garry Arnot Before writing 'The East', director Zal Batmanglij and star Brit Marling spent two months practicing freeganism for research purposes which they described as...

The Iceman

Released: 7th June 2013 Directed By: Ariel Vromen Starring: Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Garry Arnot 'The Iceman' tells the true story of mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski, based on the book 'The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract...
Released: 12th April 2013 Directed By: Malcolm D.Lee Starring: Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Ben Harris Thirteen years have past since the Wayans brothers debuted their horror comedy spoof, Scary Movie. Although not brimming with intelligence, the Scream imitation...
Released: 27th March 2013 Directed By: Jon M.Chu Starring: Channing Tatum, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: Garry Arnot   Can you smell what The Rock is cooking? Whatever it is, I think the recipe needs a serious rethink. Following on from 2009’s...
Released: 27th March 2013 Directed By: Danny Boyle Starring: James Mcavoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Ross Goddard   2012 was most certainly Danny Boyle's year.  Not for directing a film, but he was put in charge of artistic direction of the...
  Today is a particularly sad day for the British cinema scene, as we've been met with the unfortunate news that actor Richard Griffiths has died at the age of 65. Such tragedy brought on by complications after heart surgery, Griffiths...
Peter Jackson, brace yourself for more raised eyebrows. Ever since the production got underway on the adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's beloved book 'The Hobbit', it's been bogged down with various changes. Many anticipated one streamlined installment, which soon became...
The character of Norman Osborn/Green Goblin originally played by Willem Defoe, was an integral figure of Sam Raimi's generally well received trilogy. With director Marc Webb taking the reins once again, he seems eager to build on the world established in The...
Away from showing some impressive leg on a red carpet, Angelina Jolie seems eager to make a successful transition from award winning actress to accomplished director. Despite being nominated for a Golden Globe, her previous credit set during the...
  The long and winding road to cinematic awards glory finally came to a glitzy and classy close, as the 85th Aacdemy Awards took place at the impressive Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood. Befitting of its celebration of...

Movie Reviews.

Adrift

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Baltasar Kormákur Stars: Elizabeth Hawthorne, Grace Palmer, Jeffrey Thomas, Sam Claflin, Shailene Woodley Released: June 29th, 2018 To properly assess Adrift, the latest lost in the wild adventure, it...

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George Clooney To Direct Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’

Following on from Suburbicon earlier this year, Deadline is reporting that George Clooney is about to helm his next film and this time the director...