Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

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Tom Cruise resumes his role as action star in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, a fun but patchy fifth instalment in the spy series. When the IMF is denounced by the CIA in light of recent events, Ethan Hunt (Cruise) must resort to fundamental smarts – and the help of old friends and potential new allies – in order to stop deadly network The Syndicate in its tracks. Continue reading “Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)”

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Review: Edge Of Tomorrow (2014)

Edge Of Tomorrow

Doug Liman hits the big time with Edge Of Tomorrow, an extremely satisfying and well crafted summer blockbuster. Military officer William Cage (Tom Cruise) is sent to the front line in a planned attack on an invading alien race. But when Cage is killed, he finds himself starting over in a time loop – something that attracts the attention of fellow soldier Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt in kick-ass heroine mode), who carries the answer to saving Cage and winning the war. Continue reading “Review: Edge Of Tomorrow (2014)”

Review: Rock Of Ages (2012)

Sherrie (Julianne Hough) arrives in Los Angeles as an incautious dreamer. However, when she’s mugged and left with only $17 to her name, she’s left dishearted by the place she’s dreamt of since her tender years. Thankfully, she’s saved by the equally ambitious Drew (Diego Boneta) and lead to steady work at the famous Bourbon Rooms. However, when the Mayor’s wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) starts scheming to shut down the rock ‘n roll venue for good, her idol – Continue reading “Review: Rock Of Ages (2012)”

Academy Awards 2012: Winners

At a glitzy awards ceremony in Hollywood, California this evening, the winners of the 84th Academy Awards were announced.

Hosted by Billy Crystal, with presenters including Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks and Melissa Leo, the ceremony delivered on big-named guests, subtle jibes, welcomed surprises and plenty of comedy.

The Artist and Hugo tied with five awards a piece, with The Artist claiming Best Picture.

The full list of winners are included below: Continue reading “Academy Awards 2012: Winners”