Film Reviews, News & Competitions

 
 


 
LATEST
 

 
Sport
 
 

Fighting With My Family

Professional Wrestling, all fake right? For the love of The Rock never say that to a wrestling fan. But while we’re at it, let’s make it clear, movies are fake as well. You still take endless enjoyment and entertainment out of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Creed II

Creed II is the 8th film in the Rocky franchise. That’s pretty impressive for a franchise that essentially follows the same structure in almost every one of its installments. Underdog boxer puts everything on the line to take o...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Eddie The Eagle

Remember when you were at school and everyone said “it’s not the winning, it’s the taking part that counts”. You probably didn’t believe it then, there’s a part of you that probably doesn’t believe it even now. By the end of Ed...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Creed

Reinvigorating a much loved and hugely successful franchise is very in vogue. It worked for Star Wars and, like the galaxy far, far away, Rocky has had bumps in his cinematic journey. That might be confusing given that this fil...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Southpaw

Based on the publicity photos alone the last person you’d ever want to step into a boxing ring with would be Southpaw’s star Jake Gyllenhaal. He’s by no means the first actor to go through a physical transformation for a role b...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Foxcatcher

Sadly walking away empty handed at this year’s Oscars Foxcatcher was always going to be a tough sell for award voters. But that’s not to say that it isn’t a staggering film but rather it is essentially too dark, too unsettling ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rollerball

Norman Jewison began his career as a film director with a series of light comedies that landed him a contract with Universal Studios. Worried that making back-to-back Doris Day vehicles might wind up tying him down to a particu...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chasing Mavericks

Apple followers might have heard of “Mavericks,” as announced by CEO Tim Cook at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, as the latest iteration of the Mac OSX operating system, complete with a new tealed...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Trouble With The Curve

Trouble With The Curve’s star Clint Eastwood hung-up his acting spurs after 2008’s Gran Torino.  That was it, apparently, for the man who had become nothing less than a Hollywood icon thanks to roles such as The Man With No Nam...