Mar 232016
 

batmanvsuperman

The hero of Metropolis vs the hero of Gotham. Are they really heroes or are they vigilantes who see themselves above any rule of law? In an epic showdown between two of the greatest superheroes, will there be any winners? Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is reviewed after the jump.

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Dec 132013
 

“You set a crook to catch a crook. We put the big honey pot out there and all the flies came to us”. This was said by Mel Weinberg in 1981. Christian Bale plays Irving Rosenfeld whom is entirely based on Mel, and the above statement is expanded and elaborated on as the plot of American Hustle. However, it’s the moment you see Irving taking more than five minutes to put a wig on that we realise very few crooks will be harmed in the telling of this story. My review after the jump.

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Aug 082013
 


 
Okay, so I feel like I’ve had my head in the sand. Until the trailer for Her dropped today, I had never heard of the film. Considering the pedigree of those involved, I’m wondering if I need my head checked.
Written and directed by Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adapatation, Where the Wild Things Are), the film stars Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix.

The official synopsis is as follows (via The Playlist)

In the not so distant future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all

Apart from the fact the premise sounds interesting (Siri to a total new level?), I was completely blown away by the fact Joaquin Phoenix can actually smile. Seriously, watch that trailer and see for yourself! It’s magical.

What do you think? Is this film now on your must-see radar?