Review: Justice League (2017)

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Superman (Henry Cavill) is dead. The world’s crime rate is rising and a supernatural threat could mean global destruction (a worn-out staple of most modern superhero films). Batman (Ben Affleck), with the help of Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), assembles a team to fight back and preserve the Kryptonian’s pursuit of peace. DC’s latest attempt to spur their cinematic universe to life has been plagued by post-production troubles and an absurd budget. Continue reading “Review: Justice League (2017)”

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Review: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of self-penned coming-of-age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Knowing the material inside out and with the help of a talented cast, Chbosky is able to craft a realistic, amusing and nostalgic drama that’s not afraid to touch on darker themes. Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a talented teenager starting his freshman year at high school in the wake of his friends sudden suicide and a dark history. Alone and frighteningly introverted, Charlie is taken under the wing of Sam (Emma Watson) and Patrick (Ezra Miller), two Continue reading “Review: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)”

Review: We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)

We Need To Talk About Kevin tells the robust tale of Eva (Tilda Swinton), an uninhibited travel writer and her husband Franklin (John C Reilly) who after an unexpected pregnancy raise the troubled Kevin (Ezra Miller): a force of nature that destroys their life for no clear reason.

After an introductory scene that offers a glimpse into Eva’s buoyant early life while simultaneously setting an ominous mood (even hinting at the bloodbath that will plague Eva for the rest of her life), the film settles down into two Continue reading “Review: We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)”

Trailer: We Need To Talk About Kevin

Artificial Eye have released the UK trailer for We Need To Talk About Kevin, Lynne Ramsay’s adaptation of Lionel Shriver’s highly mooted novel.

Scheduled for release on October 21, We Need To Talk About Kevin stars Tilda Swinton, Ezra Miller and John C. Reilly. Continue reading “Trailer: We Need To Talk About Kevin”