Goonies Never Say Die: The Enduring Love For The Goonies

The Goonies is over 30 years old, and yet still as cherished by its fans as much now as it was way back when. Released in 1985, from the minds of Chris Columbus (Home Alone), Steven Spielberg (Raiders of the Lost Ark) and director Richard Donner (Superman), the tale of friendship, adventure and coming of age had it…

Little Pieces Review

If there are two things British cinema is known for it’s gritty realism and melodrama. With Little Pieces, debutant writer/ director Adam Nelson is clearly striving for the former, but the limitations the film is shackled by regularly push it into melodramatic territory.

Max Max: Fury Road Review

What a rush! Mad Max Is back, and louder, brasher and crazier than ever. Yes, it’s borderline ridiculous, but boy does it know it. George Miller’s rejuvenation of the long slumbering franchise is a beast, embracing its roots, and the more ‘out there’ elements of its universe, to provide a non-stop, roller coaster ride of…

Spooks: The Greater Good Review

The mere fact that a Spooks film even exists is an achievement in itself. After concluding its TV run on the BBC nearly four years ago after ten seasons, it’s probably fair to say that there wasn’t an audience clamouring for the film to be made. Whilst the series had success in the UK, internationally…

Life Itself (2014) Mini Review

“I was born inside the movie of my life. The visuals were before me, the audio surrounded me, the plot unfolded inevitably but not necessarily. I don’t remember how I got into the movie, but it continues to entertain me.”

Cinderella (2015) Review

Whilst the necessity for a Cinderella remake can certainly be brought into question, the filmmaking talent behind this new version of the Disney classic certainly can’t be. This is classic Kenneth Branagh filmmaking – filled with such pomp, style and scale that it’s hard not to be drawn in.

Agora (2009) Mini Review

“As far as I am aware, your God has not yet proved himself to be more just or more merciful than his predecessors. Is it really just a matter of time before I accept your faith?”

Lucy Review

Luc Besson’s relentless ‘Lucy’ is his best film in over a decade, but is still no classic.