Posted in October 2013

Rush (2013) Review

Rush (2013) Review

I’m not the hugest sports fan, but Formula 1 is one of the few I keep up with. In fairness, at times it hasn’t been the most engaging spectator sport recently, but Rush manages to encapsulate everything that’s great about racing. Based on the true story, it tells of the historic rivalry between James Hunt … Continue reading

Ender’s Game (2013) Review

Ender’s Game (2013) Review

Adapted from Orson Scott Card’s novel of the same name, Ender’s Game is set 50 years after an alien attack from the ant-like Formics, in which humanity barely survived. Now the International Fleet prepare for a future invasion by training the best child recruits. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield, Hugo, The Boy in Striped Pyjamas) is … Continue reading

Crítica de Laberinto del Fauno (2006)

Crítica de Laberinto del Fauno (2006)

Dirigido por Guillermo del Toro, el hombre responsable de películas como Hellboy y Pacific Rim, El Laberinto del Fauno es un cuento oscuro pero intrigante que transcurre durante la España de la postguerra. La película cuenta la historia de Ofelia (Ivana Baquero en su primer papel) como ella se ve forzada a mudarse a las … Continue reading

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) Review

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) Review

Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the man behind Hellboy and Pacific Rim, Pan’s Labyrinth is a dark yet intriguing tale set against the backdrop of Spain recovering from the gruelling Civil War. It follows Ofelia (Ivana Baquero in her breakthrough role) as she is forced to move with her heavily pregnant mother to the mountains … Continue reading

Captain Phillips (2013) Review

Captain Phillips (2013) Review

You can tell that Oscar season is well underway. Gone are the explosion-filled summer blockbusters, instead they are replaced by biopics and tense, super-serious films. Captain Phillips is a mixture of the two, telling the tale (based on a true story) of Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks, Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump), the captain of a … Continue reading

Pulp Fiction (1994) Review

Pulp Fiction (1994) Review

It has been about 2 months since I last wrote one of these, so I thought why not start again with one of the greatest films ever? Pulp Fiction is the second film directed by Quentin Tarantino following his debut with Reservoir Dogs, and it principally follows the interlocking stories of a gangster, Marsellus Wallace … Continue reading