Category Archives: Films

Film Review: Gravity

I’ve been seriously slacking on the blogging front lately, sorry!  I haven’t had all that much to write about, I’m afraid. I recently saw the film Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. I’d never heard of it until I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Les Miserables

It’s been ages since I wrote a film review! Last Sunday my family and I went to see the new film version of the legendary stage musical, Les Miserables. The plot is somewhat difficult to explain as it jumps forward … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hobbit – An Unexpected Journey

I hope you all had a good Christmas! It’s been ages since I posted a film review and this seems as good a candidate as any. The film is set 60 years before The Lord of the Rings begins. Frodo’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hunger Games

I’d never heard of The Hunger Games series of books until I started hearing hype about the film version of the first book. They’re teenage fiction so I suppose they’d passed me by. When I did hear about them, what … Continue reading

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‘The Hobbit’ Trailer Released

Thank you for the early Christmas present, Peter Jackson! It looks so good!

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Kind Of Awesome: Stunning Stop-Motion Video Using Google Street View

The story, according to Tom Jenkins, the director, on the Youtube page: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Following the release of Part One in December, the final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, was released a couple of weeks ago. THIS POST WILL CONTAIN BOTH MAJOR AND MINOR SPOILERS FOR BOTH THE … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids is the newest Hollywood romcom, but it stands out from it’s competitors in one unusual way: it’s written by women. Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, to be precise. Wiig is well-known Stateside as one of the stars of Saturday … Continue reading

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Film Review: X-Men First Class

Having enjoyed the earlier cinematic outings of the X-Men (minus X-Men Origins: Wolverine which I haven’t seen) I went to see the new X-Men film last night. It is mostly a prequel, with references to the later films (a blink … Continue reading

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Film Review: Thor (3D)

This film had great reviews, which is a little unusual for a superhero blockbuster, so I was looking forward to seeing it. It wasn’t quite as good as had I hoped, but I enjoyed it. Apparently, Thor is a superhero … Continue reading

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