Monthly Archives: April 2011

THOR – a review of a marvel

A number of cinemas across Britain showed Thor on Monday, a couple of days early, an Easter treat. Despite the hot sunshine and blue skies, I committed myself to a good couple of hours in a darkened theatre to watch … Continue reading

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Monsters – expect to be thrilled, scared, enchanted but also surprised

Monsters was not at all what I was expecting. I somehow managed to avoid, not intentionally, all reviews but instead of an all-out Hollywood monsterfest what I saw was a tribute to the vision of British film-maker Gareth Edwards. Taking … Continue reading

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Agora – a review

After Sucker Punch it was a pleasure to sit down today to Agora, a film which has at its heart a remarkable but little known woman from history. Intelligent and charismatic but, as portrayed here, immune to the overtures of … Continue reading

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Sucker Punch – Not everyone’s cup of tea

Twenty-four hours ago I saw Sucker Punch and it’s taken me this long to even approach writing a review. Immediately after seeing it I was only capable of inhuman sounds, accompanied by facial expressions distorted by distress. I remember I … Continue reading

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