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February 23, 2016

John Wick is Back

After the success of the original, the sequel John Wick: Chapter Two already started filming last year and Lionsgate just announced that the release date of the sequel is set for February of 2017.

Written by Derek Kolstad, with Chad Stahelski in the direction, Keanu Reeves back in the main role as John Wick the retired hitman, among others like Bridget Moynahan, Peter Stormare, Ruby Rose, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo and Lance Reddick.

The cameras are currently being rolled in Rome, Italy, and according to the crew, the story in this sequel will be more based around the Continental Hotel, a place in the story were only hitmen are able to stay.

Those involved with [...]

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November 10, 2014

Nightcrawler – Review

Nightcrawler Movie Review

Jake Gyllenhaal is renowned for playing dark and mysterious characters; Donnie Darko, Inspector Loki and Adam + Anthony. But one can say without the slightest bit of apprehension, that Louis Bloom is undoubtedly his best role to date. He’s a troubled man, who’s soaring ambitions know no moral bound. It’s Gyllenhall’s best performance to date and Louis Bloom could easily be one of the best psychopath’s to don the big screen. Nightcrawler is nothing but pure genius, it’s clever when it needs to be, gripping in all the right places and has a stupendous screenplay which gives characters rich development. From its acting to [...]

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October 29, 2014

Gone Girl – Review

Gone Girl Review

‘Gone Girl’ marks David Fincher’s return to the dark, mysterious world of which he revels in. It’s a twisted psychological thriller that is made great and fresh by steller acting and a clever script. Essentially, it’s a character study and the film boasts intricate and complex characters; characters whom we assume we know, but the twists that are masterfully deployed by Fincher eliminate any sense of knowledge we know about these characters. The film keeps you on edge for the most part, but its resolution is underwhelming with more questions arising rather than answers. Whilst this gives off a sense of frustration, it gives off a far [...]

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June 23, 2014

Oculus – Looks can be deceiving

Oculus – Movie Plot and Review

At first glance, Oculus looks like an original tense thriller/horror; it is for the most part, but it unfortunately dabbles in uninspired horror clich├ęs which cheapen the whole film.

The premise of Oculus in intriguing, it revolves around a mirror that two children/adults want to prove is ‘haunted’. The mirror possess people by deceiving others. Essentially every stare into the mirror is deceiving, which causes the fine line between reality and fiction to become blurred. The film gets points for an original premise, although ‘Mirrors’ followed a similar premise, but the execution of the premise is clouded by dull, [...]

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