Posts tagged ‘Thriller’

March 3, 2013

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

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BROKEN CITY

broken city

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

HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS

Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters

“Painful viewing.”

ARBITRAGE

Arbitrage

“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’

December 1, 2012

Entertainmentwise.com: “Alex Cross” & “Rise Of The Guardians” reviews

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ALEX CROSS

Alex Cross 5

“Sloppy, thoughtless and hackneyed”

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS

Rise Of The Guardians

“entertaining and fun”

November 29, 2012

Oxfordshire Guardian: “At The Movies with James Luxford”, 30th November Releases

Below is my “At The Movies” column for Oxfordshire Guardian & Basingstoke Observer, reviewing the releases for 30th November. Please click on the image below to see a larger version of the clipping, or click this link to read the article on the Guardian’s ‘e-paper’….

 

June 29, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “Friends With Kids”, “Killer Joe”, “Joyful Noise” reviews

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FRIENDS WITH KIDS

“An interesting take on a subject already explored to death.”

KILLER JOE

“More like this please, Mr. McConaughey.”

JOYFUL NOISE

“appalling drama that would test anybody’s faith.”

June 18, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “Red Lights” and “Fast Girls” reviews

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RED LIGHTS

“an adequate, moodythriller”

FAST GIRLS

“As happy and hyped as an American cheerleader”

January 23, 2012

Entertainmentwise: “Haywire”, “J.Edgar”, “W.E.” reviews

HAYWIRE

“From the most unique of directors comes an occasionally enjoyable but overall quite average action- thriller”

J. EDGAR

“Eastwood’s vast experience and yet another immense performance from DiCaprio mean this ambitious project is largely a success.”

“W.E.”

“Whilst not a terrible film, it’s hard to recommend something that is only half-interesting.”

December 21, 2011

Entertainmentwise.com: “Mission: Impossible 4” and “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” reviews

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MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE- GHOST PROTOCOL

“satisfying, pleasant to look at, and delivers on an action-packed promise.”

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

“It’s unfair to overly compare any movie to a previous incarnation, but unfortunately Fincher gives us no choice.”

November 18, 2011

Entertainmentwise.com: “Breaking Dawn Pt. 1”, “Justice” and “Snowtown” reviews

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THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN, PART 1

“possibly the worst of the series”

JUSTICE

“Clearly aiming for the ‘Death Wish’ area of revenge movies, but instead ending up with a half- hearted, average-to-the-point-of-tedium movie”

SNOWTOWN

“Dark and at times difficult to truly enjoy, ‘Snowtown’ is still worth your time for the riveting performances from the two principles,”

September 24, 2011

Entertainmentwise.com: “Drive” review…

“Likely to become a cult hit, and likely to make its lead untouchable.”

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