Archive for March, 2011

March 18, 2011 “Chalet Girl” review…

“A charming, witty Brit-flick…”

March 18, 2011 “You Will Meet A Tall, Dark Stranger” review

“the work of a filmmaker who is content telling the stories he wants to make.”

March 18, 2011 “Chalet Girl” review

“A charming, witty Brit-flick that relies almost wholly on its star being incredibly likeable”

March 18, 2011

The National: “Mars Needs Mom”

my review of “Mars Needs Moms” for The National, first published 17/03/2011.




March 10, 2011

The National: “Largo Winch 2”

Review for “Largo Winch 2” in The National:

March 10, 2011

The National: “Battle: LA” review!

My biggest review so far for UAE based newspaper “The National”.


Larger Picture (as seen in paper)…



March 8, 2011 ‘The Resident’ review

“the poorly conceived story and hazy direction drown out any promise.” (Click image to read article).

March 8, 2011 “Hall Pass” review

“Although it tries very hard to be a kind of middle-aged version of The Hangover, The Farrellys don’t quite hit the high notes and produce a rather tame comedy by their own eye-watering standards.” (Click image to read article)

March 8, 2011 “Fair Game” review

“Striking a tone similar to Ridley Scott’s Body Of Lies, the film is an angry, fist-shaking diatribe against the war in Iraq”

March 3, 2011

The National: “The Rite” review

“For something so squarely marketed as a horror, the film is not particularly horrific. Just as he did with his 2007 Stephen King adaptation, 1408, the director Mikael Håfström creates an atmosphere that is eerie without being especially frightening.”

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