Category: Film

Ghostbusters

“Bustin’ makes me feel good!” Ghostbusters is legitimately one of the greatest films ever made. I like it more every time I see it, and I get more out …

Drive

  Drive has been on the fingertips of everyone in Antipodean critical and festival circles for months. It wasn’t until this week, after being thoroughly sick of the hype, …

The Help

Before I went to see The Help I braced myself for a horribly misguided racial nightmare, but in the final analysis I found myself quite surprised. While I can …

Cowboys & Aliens

Cowboys & Aliens was dead before release. Many people, having forgotten the Cowboys and Indians of their youth – or having a youth spawned after we realised that genocidal …

The Guard

One of the best films of the last few years is In Bruges, a melancholy comedy about a pair of Irish hit men who found themselves in Bruges. I …

Jane Eyre (2011)

While Jane Eyre does not have the distinction of a Kate Bush song dedicated to it, Charlotte Brontë’s story is perennial, with at least 24 adaptations having been produced …

Friends With Benefits

  Much has been made of the fact that Friends With Benefits has the same concept as No Strings Attached, which came out much earlier in the year, and …
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