Category Archives: radio review

Divergent – One in the crowd

Yet another movie based on a bestselling young adult novel. Can this one set itself apart? I was willing to let a lot slide, considering the message in this film is fairly harmless. But after discussing the film with someone who … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

I was really excited to see this sequel, mostly because I was one of the few people on the internet who liked the first one. Maybe I exaggerate my dislike for the “originals”, as I know I saw them all in … Continue reading

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Aronofsky’s Noah Short Review

I remember actually enjoying certain Biblical stories as a child. My favourite was an illustrated version of Samson, which I guess technically makes him my first superhero. Hollywood once knew why the Bible was perfect for the screen, and Aronofsky is … Continue reading

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Tom at the Farm – Tom à la Ferme

Set in wide empty farmlands somewhere in Canada, Tom à la Ferme surprised, touched and disturbed me. It comes across as an intense personal vision even though it’s apparently adapted from a play. Tom comes to the farm in order to … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel Review

I have been a Wes Anderson fan ever since Mum told us to go to the neighbouring town to see The Royal Tenenbaums, because it seemed like a quirky little film. Quirky enough not to be shown at our local cinema, at … Continue reading

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No Need – Need for Speed Review

Cars worth more than I could make in two lifetimes, proper physical stunts that leave you winded, and adrenaline fueled driving by Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul. What more could you want from a driving movie? Absolutely nothing. So, why then does Need … Continue reading

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Rise of the Sequel – 300: Rise of an Empire Review

I reviewed this on the radio, as usual, but between then and now I have been trying my hardest to see if I shouldn’t change my final dice roll for this film. I have to stand by my convictions, however. … Continue reading

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