FILM REVIEW; THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1

The revolution sure as hell will be televised. It is interesting how this series of films adapted from Suzanne Collins has varied and evolved in tone from the first entry till now. We started with the straight up death matches in controlled arenas and then moved on to the very politically conscious Catching Fire. TheContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1”

FILM REVIEW; A MOST WANTED MAN

Philip Seymor Hoffman’s farewell-ish role sees him play German intelligence operative Günther Bachmann in A Most Wanted Man, an adaptation of John Le Carré’s 2008 spy novel by Anton Corbijin.  It was all pretty underwhelming and not a role Hoffman may be remembered for with his unnerving German accent and cigarette permanently propped in hisContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; A MOST WANTED MAN”

FILM REVIEW; INTERSTELLAR

It’s hard to pinpoint what was at the forefront of my expectations going in to see the almost 3-hour Interstellar. Was it going to be the space thriller that gave Gravity a run for its money? Was the stellar cast going to bring their “A” game and trump everything else? Was the director, Christopher Nolan’sContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; INTERSTELLAR”