April (2014)


Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 04/04/14

Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Title

The Russo Bros (Community) step in to direct as Chris Evans (Snowpiercer) and Scarlett Johansson (Lost In Translation) return to headline this perfectly executed political thriller and latest entry into the hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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4 Stars


Draft Day, 11/04/14

Draft Day - Title

Veteran filmmaker Ivan Reitman’s (Ghostbusters) predictable yet entertaining movie focuses on the ups and downs of the NFL draft day, and is anchored by Kevin Costner (3 Days To Kill), who impresses again in his third big screen appearance this year.

Review coming soon.

3 Stars


Oculus, 11/04/14

Oculus - Title

Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) stars alongside Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent) in Mike Flanagan’s (Absentia) surprising psychological horror flick, which puts atmosphere and scares over cheap gore to create a genuinely frightening affair.

Review coming soon.

3.5 Stars


Rio 2, 11/04/14

Rio 2 - Title

Director Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age) returns alongside voice actors Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables) and Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) for the vibrantly animated yet routine sequel to the 2011 box office hit Rio that fails to add anything new to the genre.

Review coming soon.

2 Stars


Transcendence, 18/04/14

Transcendence - Title

Highly acclaimed cinematographer Wally Pfister’s (Inception) directorial debut features a fantastic cast and some gorgeous visuals, but a dull performance from Johnny Depp (The Lone Ranger) and a weak script prevent the film from delivering on its immense potential.

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2 Stars


Brick Mansions, 25/04/14

Brick Mansions - Title

Luc Besson (3 Days To Kill) writes and produces this absurd remake, which once again features the impressive physical talents (and not so impressive acting) of parkour legend David Belle (District B13), as well as Paul Walker (Fast Five) in his last onscreen role.

Review coming soon.

2 Stars


The Other Woman, 25/04/14

The Other Woman - Title

Nick Cassavettes (My Sister’s Keeper) directs and Cameron Diaz (Knight & Day) stars in this dull, tepid revenge comedy that also features the comedic talents of Leslie Mann (This Is Forty) and the… um, ‘visual talents’ of model Kate Upton.

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2 Stars


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