‘Bridge of Spies’ Review

Spielberg’s latest effort (seems an undeserving word to describe a film by such a masterful director) is a terrific Cold War drama that rests on the reliable shoulders of frequent collaborator, Tom Hanks. This espionage thriller details the true story of how lawyer James Donovan (Hanks) is recruited by the CIA to negotiate the swap…

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2’ Review

  The finale of the most popular current Young Adult series goes out with more of a fizzle than a bang. Whilst this is more enjoyable than Part 1, it never feels like the satisfying climax of a three-film build up. The scale of what is seemingly at stake may repeatedly come across in the…

‘Steve Jobs’ Review

Genius. The word has been used to describe both Steve Jobs and Steve Jobs, and rightfully so. Danny Boyle’s electric yet restrained direction melds perfectly with Aaron Sorkin’s ambitious and brilliant three-act script to create an enthralling journey through the life and mind of Steve Jobs. Sorkin’s script is phenomenal, it manages to fully place…

‘SPECTRE’ Review

After the phenomenal success of Skyfall, SPECTRE has had a lot to live up to, and hasn’t shied away from the challenge. The film oozes confidence and doesn’t use its huge budget excessively, the exotic locations and gadgets all, arguably, integral to the plot, and bases its final showdown back in the UK- a successful…