Downsizing

Cert: 15 Runtime: 135 mins Director: Alexander Payne Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Jason Sudekis and Kristen Wiig We are meant for something bigger Alexander Payne is a hit and miss director for me, with captivating films like Election and Sideways he tends to wobble at time. Downsizing was panned by most critics and a film I refused to watch at... Continue Reading →

The Legend of Tarzan

Cert: 12A Runtime: 110 mins Director: David Yates Cast: Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz, Dijimon Hounsou and Samuel L.Jackson You are Lord of the Apes, King of the Jungle The re-boot train keeps rolling now another legendary character has joined the party Tarzan. Warner Brothers have played it safe with David Yates at the... Continue Reading →

Spectre

Cert: 12A Runtime: 148 mins Director: Sam Mendes  Cast: Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Ben Wishaw, Naomie Harris, Rory Kinnear, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci and Ralph Feinnes You are a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond. Who would think nearly 10 years ago the world said no to Daniel Craig as... Continue Reading →

Big Eyes

Cert: 12A Runtime: 106 mins Director: Tim Burton Cast: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman, Danny Huston and Terrence Stamp That's not testifying, that's filibustering If you are a returning reader you will know that I admire the work of Tim Burton. Big Eyes has been the only film that I have not... Continue Reading →

Horrible Bosses 2

Cert: 15 Runtime: 108 mins Director: Sean Anders Cast: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudekis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey New Crime, Same Tools Let's go back to 2011 I did announce my admiration for Horrible Bosses. It was different, hilarious and a semi naked Jennifer Aniston! I didn't imagine they could make a sequel... Continue Reading →

The Zero Theorem

Cert: 15 Runtime: 107 mins Director: Terry Gilliam Cast: Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Matt Damon, Ben Wishaw and Tilda Swinton Putting the 'you' back in Utopia Another film that I have missed this year was Terry Gilliam's Zero Theorem. Personally you can't go wrong with a bit of Gilliam, but the reviews and feedback for The Zero Theorem. Gilliam films are... Continue Reading →

The Oscars 2013

So it's been a very interesting year of cinema Batman is gone, Twilight is finally dead and Ben Affleck has been resurrected from the film abyss. The 2013 Academy Awards will be remembered for its variety and it's entertainment. So after the dust has settled in and everyone has a giant hangover, I've had a... Continue Reading →

That Movie Guy’s Quentin Tarantino Month, Inglourious Basterds

Cert: 18 Runtime: 153 mins Director: Quentin Tarantino Cast: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger, Til Schweiger, Daniel Brühl and Christoph Waltz You probably heard we ain't in the prisoner-takin' business; we in the killin' Nazi business. And cousin, business is a-boomin' So of all the Tarantino movie this literally is my favourite, with a History degree in... Continue Reading →

Django Unchained

Cert: 18 Runtime: 165 mins Director: Quentin Tarantino Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L.Jackson, Kerry Washington and Leonardo DiCarpio You silver tongued devil, you So we've seen gangsters,mysterious briefcases and apache Jews, what was next for Quentin Tarantino? Yes a Spaghetti Western with some slavery on the side. Django Unchained is QT's latest film and as always I am very... Continue Reading →

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