Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cinema Review Roundup–Annoying Kids and Amazing OAPs

This week I saw the surprise Oscar best picture nominee Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and the latest from one time Oscar winning Director John Madden, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. One starred a 12 year old newcomer, the other starred seven over 60 year old acting greats.

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Top 5… Oscar years

Last night was the 84th Oscar ceremony and I wondered what Oscar themed top 5 I could do to celebrate. Well I thought I’d go for the big one and pick my top 5 Oscar years. To keep this feasible I only those that won and not those that were nominated and I focused more on the main awards (best picture, actor, actress, screenplay and director).

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Highlights of the week

Geek humour, stupid birds and movie in-jokes fill out the best of the web this week.

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Cinema Review Roundup–Phasmophobia, Acrophobia and Pteromerhanophobia

This week I managed to catch up with the “found footage” sleeper hit Chronicle, the “does what it says on the box” Man on a Ledge and see Daniel Radcliffe’s first post-Potter chiller The Woman in Black. Here are my views on all three.

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Top 5… Tom Hanks performances

I was having a debate with my best friend last week about how Tom Hanks is no longer an amazing actor since his roles of late have been a bit rubbish. With the universally disliked Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close opening this week I thought I could dig out the best roles of this once top actor.

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Highlights of the week

The best of the web this week includes crazy anti-theft devices, failed robberies, Muppets and more.

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Cinema Review Roundup – Crazy Love and Crazy Nature

This week I’ll be sharing my views on the festival favourite Like Crazy and the latest Liam Neeson actioner The Grey.

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Top 5… Ghost Movies

This week brings the post-Potter debut for Daniel Radcliffe and early indications are he has done a respectable job. In honour of this occasion, here are my top 5 ghost movies.

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Highlights of the week

Insane new sports, iPhones, motivational speakers and the best movie trailer I’ve seen in ages. My round-up of the week from the web.

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Cinema Review – Underworld: Awakening and the Barrier of 3D

One of my most anticipated films of the year was Underworld: Awakening (admittedly a guilty pleasure) and so it was with great trepidation that I sat to watch a film that what was almost certainly going to disappoint. However, the reason I came away feeling like it was a poor film had very little to do with the rehashed story or mediocre action, it was being forced to endure 3D.

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Top 5… George Clooney Films

With the latest Clooney film now playing at the cinema and getting rave reviews (including from me) I thought I would list my top 5 Clooney films.

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Highlights of the week

In this week’s highlights from the web we have a cattle based defensive shield, exploding white goods, 3D effects used brilliantly in a website and more.

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Cinema Review Roundup – Best Picture Oscar Special

After realising I had only seen one of the best picture Oscar nominees I set about rectifying that by seeing the three that are still playing at the cinema. Here are my reactions…

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