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  • Divergent 2014

    ★★★ Watched 30 Aug, 2014

    Builds at a nice pace but found the ending rather tame.

  • What Maisie Knew 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Aug, 2014

    What a great film this turned out to be. In honesty, before stumbling upon it through Netflix I had never heard of it. A delightful little film about a little girl (Onata Aprile) who holds so much sorrow in her eyes but when she smiles you smile.

    Good roles are filled by Steve Coogan and Julianne More as you would expect but the second best performance after Onata has to be down to Alexander Skarsgard otherwise known as Eric Northman from True Blood. He portrays a gentle soul to whom Maisie is instantly drawn, becoming the loving father figure she's never had.

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  • Her 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 17 Aug, 2014

    I've seen 2 films over the past week or so in which Joaquin Phoenix stars and in both he has been outstanding. In Her, his ability to portray an emotional relationship with essentially Scarlett Johanssons voice is something to be marveled at. I don't think I've ever seen a film, which so effectively depicts a relationship the way that Her does, which is odd as the relationship is between a man and his machine. This is most likely due to…

  • Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Jun, 2014

    Wicked. I absolutely loved this film, which is pleasing as I was really looking forward to it. Everything from the acting to the design of the alien invaders is fantastic.

    I must admit I was slightly apprehensive going into the film at the prospect of being let down and wondering how the whole concept of the same day being repeated was going to pan out. However, Doug Liman has delivered and there is no sense of repetition due to his…