The Grand Budapest Hotel Review (2014)

The Grand Budapest Hotel is quite simply a masterpiece. It excels in story, acting, humour and cinematography, making it a marvel worth watching. Wes Anderson has quite clearly made his own genre with this film and it is exceptional.  The story is quite convoluted and will be ruined if I explain it in depth, but…

12 Years A Slave Review: A Brutal Brilliance (2014)

There are few films which truly capture the utter cruelty and deathly brutality of the American slave trade, but director Steve McQueen has manage to seize the raw emotion of the era within the borders of the screen. The combination of fantastic acting, incredible cinematography and an impeccable script has created one of, if not…

Robocop Review: A Malfunctioning Mishap (2014)

In the original story of Robocop, made in 1987, the story was simple yet effective, a dead police officer is brought back to life whilst becoming a cyborg in order to clean the streets of the crime ridden Detroit. In the 2014 remake, director Paul Verhoeven has complicated the story so much that it doesn’t…