Category Archives: Films

The Martian – Film Review

All things considered, I should have been hyped for the release of ‘The Martian.’ I haven’t read the book, but the premise is right up my alley – a lone survivor stranded in a hostile environment, forced to confront his … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road – Film Review

It’s rare that I see a film these days that reminds me of what it was like to watch films when I was younger, before I began to overanalyse everything – to look for the joins that hold the movie … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road – Posterific

Old-school movie poster for the new-school Mad Max. I’m officially psyched.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Film Review

I actually saw this during some down-time while I was in Boston recently. It was in 3D, which, while still impressive, I find to be at best, superfluous, and at worst, distracting. Unfortunately, this last (we think) outing from Peter … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer Review

A while ago I wrote about the trailer for the Korean-American film ‘Snowpiercer’. https://ethanreilly.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/la-revolution-snowpiercer/ Just recently, I had the chance to finally see it. And I have to say, I liked it. More than a science-fiction film, it turned out … Continue reading

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Rage Against the Dying of the Light: An ‘Interstellar’ Review

“Haunting” might be the best way to describe Christopher Nolan’s latest cinematic masterpiece. The setting, the tone, the characters (and the ubiquitously excellent Hans Zimmer score) all work together to create a pervading sense of doom, loss and heartache. But … Continue reading

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In Case You’ve Been Living Under A Rock…

The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” trailer has been trending like a mofo (can I say that?), ‘natch. Looks like it is slated for release on 1 May, 2015. Clear your calendars, people… P.S. Sorry for using the term ‘trending’ – … Continue reading

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Trailer Goodness (?) and “Gravity”(!)

A couple of film trailers have dropped recently that have sent tongues a-waggin’ (so to speak). The first is for the fourth instalment of the “Mad Max” series (which, unfortunately, was not shot in Australia like the previous three, does … Continue reading

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Unleash the “Fury”!

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La Revolution: Snowpiercer

Based on the French graphic novel La Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette, ‘Snowpiercer’ is a Korean-American co-production directed by Bong Joon-ho, written by Bong and Kelly Masterson and starring Chris Evans, Kanh-ho Song, Jamie Bell and … Continue reading

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