Posted in December 2013

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Review

Just after 10 years since the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Peter Jackson returns to Middle Earth in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. It tells the story of the titular hobbit, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman, Sherlock, The Office) as he is caught up in a quest with the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen, X-Men, Richard III) … Continue reading

The Intouchables (2011) Review

The Intouchables (2011) Review

Based on a true story, The Intouchables is a French comedy-drama focusing on Philippe (François Cluzet, Tell No One, À L’Origine), a quadriplegic millionaire who looks for a live-in carer, and finds Driss (Omar Sy, Micmacs, X-Men: Days of Future Past), an ex-con who comes from the poorer districts of Paris. Touching and funny, The … Continue reading

Critique de Intouchables (2011)

Critique de Intouchables (2011)

Basé sur une histoire vraie, Intouchables est un film comédie-drame français qui se concentre sur Philippe (François Cluzet, Ne Le Dis à Personne, À L’Origine), un millionnaire tétraplégique qui cherche un auxiliaire de vie, et il trouve Driss (Omar Sy, Micmacs, X-Men: Days of Future Past),  qui vient de purger une peine de prison et … Continue reading

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Review

As the sequel to the 2012 smash hit, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire tells the highly-anticipated story of the aftermath of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle) and Peeta’s (Josh Hutcherson, Bridge to Terabithia) act of defiance towards the Capitol. Revolution is brewing, and to try and maintain power and crush hope, President Snow (Donald Sutherland, … Continue reading

The Hunger Games (2012) Review

The Hunger Games (2012) Review

Following the footsteps of both the good (Harry Potter) and the bad (Twilight), The Hunger Games is yet another young adult fiction adaptation of the book of the same name. It brings us to the world of Panem, a totalitarian North America, which following a crippling civil war 74 years previous, has been divided into … Continue reading

Gravity (2013) Review

Gravity (2013) Review

Have you ever looked up at the stars at night and wondered what it would be like to go there? Most people have, and sadly, most of us will never be able to go there. But Alfonso Cuarón (the director of Y Tu Mamá También, and Children of Men) brings us as close to this … Continue reading