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  • Saving Mr. Banks 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Jul, 2014

    At the start of this film I wasn't too sure about how it navigated from the present to the past. However, over the course of the film I realized that the past was used as a delicate way of explaining the present.

    Sublime performances from Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson with a special shout out to Paul Giamatti who is outstanding in his minor role.

    I might go and watch Mary Poppins now.

  • Earth to Echo 2014

    ★★★ Watched 30 Jul, 2014

    I wish I had seen this film as a kid I think I would have enjoyed it that much more. Don't get me wrong there are lots to admire in this film as an adult but a child would find it just that little bit more magical.

    One question though, why does our little alien friend look like an Owl?

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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2014

    It's very satisfying and a relief when a film that you love is followed up by a solid sequel. Well done Matt Reeves.

    I actually watched Rise of the Planet of the Apes (again) a couple days before and I'm glad I did, renewing myself with the characters and I was pleased to see the return of Koba, Rocket and Maurice and of course Caesar.

    Through the film you witness excellent performances from the leads. The relationships between the lead…

  • 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…