31 May 2012

Oscar Bait Time

It's that time of the year when the trailers for the potential Oscar bait for next year are coming out and there are 2 trailers I saw which peaked my interests, Les Miserables and The Great Gatsby. Now I fully predict that they will be nominated in the major categories at the next Oscars and I feel that, since it's been a while since I've done one of these, that I'll take a look at the trailers, starting off with:

13 May 2012

Dark Shadows Review

Now for years I've hoped to see a Tim Burton film that would allow Tim Burton to return to his campy, gothic roots and as such, I've been really looking forward to Dark Shadows, putting it high up in my most anticipated films of the year and I really wanted this to make up for the disaster that was Alice in Wonderland, second only to Robin Hood as my least favourite film of 2010. So what did I think of Dark Shadows? I really enjoyed it, it was the Burton film I have wanted to see for years. Now before I begin there are 2 things I should say, firstly I have never seen the original series Dark Shadows, didn't know anything about it, didn't know the characters, didn't know anything before the film so you'll be getting this review neutrally from someone who isn't bias about Dark Shadows and secondly, there may be a few mild spoilers, I won't give anything big away but there could be a few minor spoilers. With that said, lets get into my review.

100th Blog Post: Aliens Review

Well here it is, my 100th entry on this blog. For all of those who have been reading this for all this time, I thank you for supporting me for so long. I had a real hard time figuring out what to do for this 100th post, should I go back to my most popular post and doing something related to the trailer for Hick, some thoughts on The World's End and Kick-Ass 2 being announced, but in the end there is only one thing I could do for this occasion, a review of my all time favourite film, James Cameron's Aliens.

1 May 2012

My Thoughts on the Final Trailer for The Dark Knight Rises

Today, the final trailer for The Dark Knight Rises was released, I was wondering, how could Christopher Nolan make a superhero film as good as Avengers Assemble.