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Film: Frankenweenie

Film: Frankenweenie

Film November 22, 2012 at 5:34 pm Comments

TIM BURTON is notorious for his quirky Gothic melancholy, and his latest creation, Frankenweenie, is no exception.  The film returns, much to the joy of obsessive Tim Burton fans (amongst whom I am proud to countRead More

Disney acquires LucasFilms

Disney acquires LucasFilms

Film October 31, 2012 at 4:21 pm Comments

IT WAS ANNOUNCED this Tuesday that Disney is acquiring LucasFilm, the production company founded by George Lucas which is behind the mega Star Wars film series and Indiana Jones franchise. Disney will pay the total sum of $4.05bnRead More

Film: What does the Iron Man 3 trailer tell us?

Film: What does the Iron Man 3 trailer tell us?

Film October 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm Comments

EVER since a third instalment in Marvel’s Iron Man series – the most popular series of Avengers origin films – was announced, speculation has been rife as to how things would continue after the events ofRead More

Film: The Campaign

Film: The Campaign

Film October 18, 2012 at 4:15 pm Comments

NEATLY timed with the presidential election looming over, The Campaign is the first major political satire film since Armando Iannucci’s excellent In the Loop. It has a large amount of comedy-directing talent behind it with JayRead More

Film: Taken 2

Film: Taken 2

Film October 17, 2012 at 2:29 pm Comments

LIAM NEESON returns to our screens for Taken 2. After a swing in his career to a more action-packed, Bond-esque style, some were surprised that a sequel could be made, as anything that was made wouldRead More

Film: Hotel Transylvania

Film: Hotel Transylvania

Film October 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm Comments

AS SHOWN with landmark features such as Up and Toy Story, a successful animated film is one that can be enjoyed by both adults and children alike. Unfortunately, Hotel Transylvania contains neither the excitement of ToyRead More

Film: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Film: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Film October 17, 2012 at 2:14 pm Comments

WHEN THE Commodore gets a film on opening weekend, you know it’s for one of the following reasons- number one, it’s a student friendly film, readymade for the hoards of fan boys/girls that roam the AberystwythRead More

Films: Ted

Films: Ted

Film September 17, 2012 at 11:43 am Comments

IT WAS only a matter of time before Seth McFarlane, the creative mind behind Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show would move on to face a new challenge in feature films. His first film,Read More

Films: Anna Karenina

Films: Anna Karenina

Film September 17, 2012 at 11:39 am Comments

ADAPTING a book into a film is difficult. Adapting a classic over 800 pages in length is even harder. With more than a dozen adaptations of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina having already been created, Joe WrightRead More

Films: Lawless

Films: Lawless

Film September 17, 2012 at 11:34 am Comments

LAWLESS, John Hillcoat’s follow up to the quiet and haunting post-apocalyptic contemplation, The Road, is, in many ways, the direct opposite of that film. Whilst it is often just as visually interesting, it is a muchRead More