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In The House

In The House Movie Review

In The House is a great film betrayed by its trailer. In an attempt to convey a more conventional and safe narrative, the trailer twists the plot out of shape with misleading edits, seemingly unable to articulate the bold yet complex story of the film. In The House should be ... Read More »

Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-it Ralph Movie Review

  Wreck-It Ralph was going to be the film to allow me to regress to my childhood. Seriously, there was almost Pick n’ Mix. I honestly can’t recall the last time I anticipated a film with such a childish excitement, and for a few moments it looked like Wreck-It Ralph ... Read More »

Hitchcock

Hitchcock Movie Review

Hitchcock, the biopic of the legendary director, tears a chapter from cinema history and explores the tumultuous life of the man during the production of his seminal movie, Psycho but unintentionally, Hitchcock adopts the fragmented nature of the fictional Norman Bates, attempting to reconcile two personalities with limited success. Staggering under the ... Read More »

Les Misérables

Les Miserables Movie Review

  It’s been hard to ignore the atmosphere, heavy with anticipation for Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Les Misérables. It’s been a production that has been well-documented, heavily-marketed and as such, has ridden a wave of hype all the way to the box office. It is no doubt a cinematic event, however, ... Read More »

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

To say that the documentary, Jiro Dreams of Sushi is not about sushi, may appear to be a provocative (and possibly ridiculous) position at first but if you’ll indulge my explanation, I’d like to clarify. In a world of convenient consumerism, mass production and disposable commodities there are few stories of ... Read More »