Lone Survivor Review (2014)

Lone Survivor is a harrowing portrait of modern day war, heroism and the bonds of brotherhood behind enemy lines. Based on the true story of the four Navy SEALs, in 2005, that were sent on a mission called ‘Operation Red Wings’, but after losing contact with their base, are left behind enemy lines to fend…

Saving Mr. Banks Review (2013)

Disney has openly examined its own history in Saving Mr. Banks, a film based on the difficult creation of the classic film, Mary Poppins. With stand out acting from both the lead roles, this film brings an incredibly real creation of the untold story of P.L. Travers. Even though this is a disney film, this…

American Hustle Review (2013)

David O’Russell has showcased his talents in direction in his Abscam comedy, American Hustle. Loosely based on the 1970’s Abscam scandal, O’Russell has created such a hilarious, smart and witty film that will keep you talking about it for days. With an all-star casts that includes, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and the highly…

Dallas Buyers Club Review (2014)

Matthew McConaughey has continued on his new stride of great roles, from Lincoln Lawyer and Mud to The Wolf of Wall Street, with Jean-Marc Vallee’s Dallas Buyers Club, a film about sex, drugs and death. The transformation of McConaughey’s character, Ron Woodroof, both physical and emotional, showcases the potential that McConaughey has as he leaves…

Captain Philips Review (2013)

Captain Philips showcases the terrifying account of the 2009 Somali Pirate attack upon an American cargo ship. With such realism and incredible acting, you won’t be able to find a film that will make you feel closer to the ordeal. Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Philips, the biggest role he has had in years, and…

Prisoners Review (2013)

There a few thrillers which truly question human nature, that ties our nerves in a knot and puts us in a psychological obligation to see the outcome, however Denis Villeneuve has accomplished this and more in his film, Prisoners. The prospect of this film is a simple kidnapping story, yet has been made with such…

The Wolf of Wall Street Review (2014)

The Wolf of Wall Street is the funniest and most focused film that Scorsese has made in a while, to a point at which it joins the likes of Taxi Driver, Goodfellas and Raging Bull as an instant classic. The main attraction of this film is Jordan Belford, played by the remarkable and highly talented…