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The Fighter

This biographical sports drama focuses on the life of boxer, Mickey Ward and his family.

Although many critics say its success lay in the acting… 257 more words

Film Reviews


So I heard something the other day that surprised me: celebrities are people too. I know, it shocked me as well! Sometimes they have good days, sometimes they have bad days. 351 more words


Gone Girl- Review (also a whine about David Fincher and Gillian Flynn)

Hmm, where to start with Gone Girl? Let’s begin with me throwing my cards on the table- I’m not a fan of David Fincher. I’m not a fan of David Fincher in the same way that I’m not a fan of David O’Russell. 1,260 more words


'Silver Linings Playbook' review

All star-casts, when it comes to romantic-comedies, are rarely a good thing. For the most parts, studios are attempting to make up for the lack of plot, humor or chemistry by attaching a string of high-profile actors and actresses to the film. 776 more words


American Hustle (2013)

American Hustle is a film defined by its excellent ensemble cast. Christian Bale is unrecognisable as tubby con-man Irving Rosenfeld. His partner in crime Sydney, played by the consistently superb Amy Adams, adopts a British accent and takes on the persona of ‘Lady Edith’ to aid in their crimes. 453 more words

The Funnies

'American Hustle' review

‘American Hustle’ has more stars in it than a map of the galaxy has, which is something that those in charge of the promotion of the film haven’t neglected to remind audiences at every possible turn. 508 more words