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2016 Oscars Ceremony Review

2016 Oscars Ceremony Review

The whole Oscars So White controversy, and how host Chris Rock would address it probably gained more column inches leading up to this year’s Academy Awards than speculation and anticipation…

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 150 to 126

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 150 to 126

150 It Happened One Night (1934 / Frank Capra) The first film to win Oscars for best film, director, actor, actress and screenplay, it may be a bit dated these…

Review of Zoolander No. 2

Review of Zoolander No. 2

The original Zoolander was a pretty funny film, and a quite sharp satire of the fashion industry. But that was 15 years ago when the star Ben Stiller was in…

Review of Dad’s Army

Review of Dad’s Army

My expectations for this big screen reboot of the classic BBC sitcom fluctuated in the time leading up to its release. Originally it sounded like a horrible idea, but then…

1970s Film Versions of TV Sitcoms

1970s Film Versions of TV Sitcoms

It was very common for some of the most popular sitcoms in the 1970s, in particular, to have a big screen version made. The end results were most often critical…

Review of Trumbo

Review of Trumbo

Just in time for the Oscars, I have managed to catch up with the only film that I hadn’t previously seen that is up for a major award. Bryan Cranston…

Review of Deadpool

Review of Deadpool

Marvel fanboys have been wetting themselves about Dead Pool. A super hero movie, with both great action and swearing, it is marketed perfectly to the teenage boys that are its…

Review of A Bigger Splash

Review of A Bigger Splash

Unlike Deadpool, the trailer for A Bigger Splash was far from enticing so it was only some stellar reviews that persuaded me to see it. Tilda Swinton stars as an…

Review of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Review of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Films like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies sometimes suffer from having a great premise but nothing of substance to back that up. Thankfully, this isn’t totally the case here. Taking…

Colin’s 2016 Oscar predictions

Colin’s 2016 Oscar predictions

It’s that time of year again, with the next Oscar ceremony fast approaching, here are my annual predictions. This year, all the acting awards (with the possible exception of best…

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