Tag: Oscar nominated

Film Review: Aladdin (1992)

Length: 1Hr 30 Rating: U Release: 17th November 1992 About: When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp — and for Princess Jasmine. But…

Whiplash- 15

There was no doubt that I was seeing this movie. I didn’t want to, but it had an Oscar nomination and I like to have the full set. At the time of writing this, I only have Selma left to see out of the…

Wild- 15 (potential spoilers)

An allegory for the grief process, this film will hit home to anyone who has lost someone close to them. The narrative is edited like a jigsaw to allow the audience feel as lost as Reese Witherspoon’s Cheryl. What inspired her to go on…

Big Hero 6

Marvel have failed to put their name on what is quite possibly ‘their’ best Disney film to date. Having now been to a Q&A with Producer John Lasseter and director Don Hall I have a little more insight into this. It is very much…

Birdman- 15

Michael Keaton plays a washed-up superhero actor in this breathtakingly original showbiz satire. I left the film not knowing if this was the best piece of film ever created or the worst drivel I have yet to inflict upon myself. I still don’t know….

Foxcatcher- 15

Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo star in a gripping psychological drama based on the shocking true story of an Olympic champion. Steve Carell in haunting brilliant, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo are beautifully ugly to the point that it’s hypnotic. All three…

American Sniper – 15

Clint Eastwood directs Bradley Cooper in the visceral true story of the U.S. Military’s most lethal sniper. An all too real look into the Iraqi battlefield, Bradley Cooper is perfect in the role of Chris Kyle; Navy SEAL and sniper legend. His portrayal is…