FILM REVIEW: The Great Gatsby

Film: The Great Gatsby (12A) Directed by: Baz Luhrmann Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher Release (UK): 16th May 2013 Running time: 143 minutes Barring a very small number of exceptions, Hollywood has shown time and time again, that it is almost impossible to make a movie as good as…

Derek and mental health

“If I am tistic [sic], will I die? …Will I have to go into hospital and do experiments on me? [sic] …So will it change me in any way? Will I be the same person?” “Yes.” “Don’t worry about it then.” The above quote is taken from a scene in Ricky Gervais’ new show, Derek….

500 Days of Summer: Summer’s Perspective

In collaboration with fellow blogger, Josh Connolly of The Connolly Sessions, this is one half of a two-part post offering opposing perspectives of the film 500 Days of Summer. 500 Days of Summer is the story of a guy, Tom, who falls in love with a girl, Summer. But this is NOT a love story….

FILM REVIEW: Django Unchained

Film: Django Unchained (18) Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson Release (UK): 18th January 2013 Running time: 165 minutes Disclaimer:I should probably mention two things right away. First, that I am a big fan of Westerns. Second, that I’m a big fan of Tarantino films….

Superman Returns. Again. But hopefully better.

Superman Returns. Again. But hopefully better. Featured image CC: hajagosb When everybody’s favourite Kryptonian, Kal-El (or as he’s known to everyone who isn’t a comic book nerd: Superman), returned to our screens in 2006, there was a wave of excitement and expectation. That wave, unfortunately, turned out to be a tsunami of dog turd, razorblades…