Posts tagged ‘drama’

May 29, 2014

Radio Times: “Heaven Is For Real” review

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Please click the link above to read my first review for Radio Times, for the film “Heaven Is For Real”.

May 27, 2014

EntertainmentWise: “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “Fading Gigolo” reviews.

PLEASE CLICK THE IMAGES TO READ REVIEWS

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“This movie has ambition, scale and a little bit of intelligence…”

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“A slight but often charming film”

March 3, 2013

Entertainmentwise: “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”, “Broken City”, “Arbitrage” and “Safe Haven” reviews

Please click the pictures below to read the corresponding articles

BROKEN CITY

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“a very standard police drama which benefits from a great cast”

HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS

Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters

“Painful viewing.”

ARBITRAGE

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“the type of intelligent movie big studios make any more”

Safe Haven

February 28, 2013

Oxford Journal/Oxfordshire Guardian/Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies” column, 1st March releases

At The Movies 1st March

Above is the “At The Movies” article as it appears in Oxford Journal and it’s sister papers Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer. This week’s column cover 1st March releases “Broken City”, “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters”, “Safe Haven” and “Arbitrage”. Please click the image for a larger version, or click here for the Journal’ ‘e-paper’

February 24, 2013

Entertainmentwise: “Mama” & “Song For Marion” reviews

please click the links below for the attributing reviews

MAMA

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“a movie that seeks to scare rather than traumatise or sicken.”

SONG FOR MARION

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“Stamp and Redgrave (prove) that true talent never fades.”

February 22, 2013

Oxford Journal/Oxfordshire Guardian/Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies”, 22nd Feb Releases

At The Movies 22nd Feb

Above is the 22nd February Edition of my “At The Movies” column, as it appears in Oxford Journal, and its sister papers Oxfordshire Guardian and Basingstoke Observer. Please click the above image for a larger version or click here to read the Journal’s ‘e-paper’

February 2, 2013

Entertainmentwise: “Flight”, “Bullet To The Head” & “Hyde Park On Hudson” reviews

Please click the images to read the appropriate review…

FLIGHT

Flight

“thought-provoking, even if it fails to offer any conclusion”

BULLETT TO THE HEAD

BULLET TO THE HEAD

“feels like a grubby straight-to-video release rather than a guilty cinematic pleasure.”

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

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“Pleasant, but far from the Oscar-bait many expected.”

December 29, 2012

BBC Oxford: 2013 Preview With Jo Thoenes

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Please click the above image for my festive special with Jo Thoenes (pictured) which aired 28/12/2012 on BBC Radio Oxford (the iplayer link expires 04/01/2013). The segment starts at around 1 hour 30m 30s (after the song ends) and previews my top movies for 2013

I also must briefly point out that I am mistakenly credited as from the Banbury Guardian, which in fact should have been Oxfordshire Guardian.

December 15, 2012

Oxford Journal/Oxfordshire Guardian/Basingstoke Observer: “At The Movies” column, 14th December

At The Movies 14th Dec

My “At The Movies” column for 14th December, as published in Oxford Journal and it’s sister papers, the Oxfordshire Guardian & Basingstoke Observer. Reviewed is the film “Smashed” alongside a special preview of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”. Please click the image above for a lager version, or here to view it in the Journal’s “E-Paper”.

December 8, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “The Man With The Iron Fists”, “Celeste & Jesse Forever” and “The Oranges” reviews

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THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS

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“guilty pleasure for the Grindhouse set”

CELESTE & JESSE FOREVER

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“a unique twist on a familiar genre”

THE ORANGES

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“Disappointingly average”