February (2014)

The Lego Movie, 07/02/14

The Lego Movie - Title

Dynamic directing duo Phil Lord & Chris Miller (21 Jump StreetCloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs) continue their impressive streak with this wonderfully entertaining animated comedy, featuring the hilarious vocal talents of Chris Pratt (Parks & Recreation)

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4.5 Stars

Vampire Academy, 07/02/14

Vampire Academy - Title

Director/writer brother duo Mark and Daniel Waters (Mean Girls) return to the world of young adult movies with a dull adaptation of Richelle Mead’s supernatural book series that contains very little flair and a fair amount of questionable acting.

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1.5 Stars

The Monuments Men, 07/02/14

The Monuments Men - Title

Director and lead George Clooney (The Ides Of March), and screenwriter Grant Heslov (Good Night, And Good Luck) assemble a wildly talented cast for a World War II caper that unfortunately lacks excitement and never really gets going.

Review coming soon.

2 Stars

RoboCop, 14/02/14

RoboCop - Title

José Padilha’s (Elite Squad) reboot of the much loved cult hit is a pretty average sci-fi/action flick, but features some top supporting performances from Samuel L. Jackson (Coach Carter), Michael Keaton (Beetlejuice) & Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight).

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2.5 Stars

About Last Night, 14/02/14

About Last Night - Title

A surprisingly funny and uniquely crude film adaptation of David Mamet’s 1974 play benefits hugely from livewire turns from Regina Hall (Think Like A Man) and Kevin Hart (Ride Along) to deliver an enjoyable date movie and a lot of fun.

Review coming soon.

3 Stars

Winter’s Tale, 14/02/14

Winter's Tale - Title

Prolific screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) delivers a so-so directorial debut that struggles under the weight of its own story, but features standout performances from Colin Farrell (Minority Report) and Jessica Brown-Findlay (Downton Abbey).

Review coming soon.

2.5 Stars

3 Days To Kill, 21/02/14

3 Days To Kill - Title

Kevin Costner’s (Man Of Steel) return to headlining action movies sees him team up with director McG (This Means War) and writer/producer Luc Besson (Taken) in a surprisingly fun flick and a partnership with Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) that delivers a lot of heart.

Review coming soon.

3 Stars

Pompeii, 21/02/14

Pompeii - Title

Kit Harington (Game Of Thrones) makes his debut as a lead on the big screen alongside Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) and Kiefer Sutherland (24) in the Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil) directed historical disaster movie that nobody asked for…

Review coming soon.

2 Stars

Non-Stop, 28/02/14

Non-Stop - Title

An in-form Liam Neeson (Taken) re-teams with his Unknown director Jaume Collet-Serra for “Taken On A Plane”, ultimately producing a suspenseful and gripping action thriller, bolstered by a very talented supporting cast led by veteran Julianne Moore (Carrie).

Review coming soon.

3.5 Stars


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