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  • After Earth

    Visually impressive but sadly incredulous, “After Earth” is only redeemed by the performances of the Smith family

  • The Wolverine

    James Mangold’s “X-Men” spin-off, with its Japan-doused libretto and tales of multi-generational family war, could easily have been “Karate Kid II” but thanks to a...

  • Monsters University

    This film tells the story of a group of misfits who must band together to win the ultimate college competition. Outcast by the rest of...

  • Arrow : Season 1

    The DVD includes all season 1 extras, a few extras, and the adorable Katie Cassidy

  • To The Wonder

    You can’t take your eyes away from the screen… which is probably a good thing

  • V/H/S 2

    How do you make a successful sequel? Easy – you give audiences the same, only different

  • Despicable Me 2

    I have so many great memories of “Despicable Me” that I was almost frightened to see the sequel, which, in a lot of instances, are...

  • Star Trek Into Darkness

    ”Star Trek” is a franchise that doesn’t need a tagline. At least it must be, because there isn’t one, and I do enjoy a good...

  • Riddick

    Riddickulously entertaining, even with the production budget of Victor Fleming’s original test reel of ”Wizard of Oz”, Vin Diesel returns the ”Riddick” franchise (which kicked...

  • Blue Jasmine

    Back in the US after exploring Rome, Barcelona, Paris (and time), Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine” is a beautiful, funny and painful return to form following...

  • Byzantium

    There’s nothing like a rich mythology spanning decades to give talented filmmakers a treasure trove of material to spin their own way. We’ve seen it...

  • Red Lights

    Rodrigo Cortes bought us one of the most tightly-wound thrillers of the last few years with the excellent ”Buried”. With a brilliant lead in Ryan...

  • The Big Wedding

    You really can’t go wrong when your cast boasts (4) actors with a combined (20) Academy Award nominations (and (5) Oscars) between them. And after...

  • Curse of Chucky

    It was either this or a Jackie Earle Haley-led reboot from Michael Bay

  • The Company You Keep

    Though most of the cleansing, massaging and touch-ups seem to have gone on its actor-director, ”The Company You Keep”’s engaging premise and all-star credits block...

  • The Details

    Spider-Man trilogy co-stars Tobey Maguire and Elizabeth Banks (Peter Parker and Betty Brant, respectively) get themselves entangled in another sticky, messy web of trouble in...

  • Warm Bodies

    One of the most interesting questions to be asked about zombies is what we’ve never seen before. For a conceit that’s so simple (the dead...

  • Before Midnight

    In a day and age where a family living in the same house text each other, if even just a few metres away from one...

  • Oz : The Great and Powerful

    Ignoring the odd, erm, pot hole, the Yellow Brick Road has never looked so gloriously eyegasmic as it has in cinema’s latest return to Oz....

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    Watch an action movie from the 1980s (or earlier), then watch ”Zero Dark Thirty”. You’ll realise that for all the lamenting about creative bankruptcy in...

  • Stuck in Love

    A young man daydreams in class, staring at the beautiful girl sitting next to him. His thoughts appear on screen. Yes, he is a writer....

  • Jack the Giant Slayer

    In a land no doubt far, far away two very different youngsters drift off to sleep they are treated to a story about the great...

  • Safe Haven

    You’ve barely read the first line of the review and yet, you already know, capitalized Sparks are gonna fly – oh, when I say sparks...

  • The Last Stand

    There must be something in the water in California. In 1967, actor Ronald Reagan began the first of two terms as Governor. In 2003, actor...

  • Rapture-Palooza

    A short opening sequence involving 6 bowling pins falling towards the polished floor of a lane isn’t, unfortunately, symbolic of what’s ahead in “Rapture-Palooza” –...

  • Epic

    Not since Morgan Creek slapped Kevin Costner in a pair of emerald slacks have their been so many fairies gathered in a cinematic forest –...

  • The Impossible

    Some movies are immune to criticism by virtue of their subject matter. Any movie about the tragedy that befell the four corners of the Indian...

  • This is 40

    I read a lot of criticism about this movie long before I saw it on DVD months after release. Two of the most vocal were...

  • The Guilt Trip

    If you don’t count the two “Focker” films, in which she has a supporting role, Barbra Streisand hasn’t starred in a movie since 1996’s “The...

  • Cloud Atlas

    One of the things you’ve probably been saying to yourself if you’ve watched a lot of movies from the last 30 years is ‘where are...