Synecdoche New York – A Film Review by Alison Harris

Utterly bizarre and sometimes disturbing, Synecdoche New York, written and directed by Charlie Kaufman leads the audience's minds into states of sadness, reflection and cerebral meditations. I had planned to watch Synecdoche New York recently on Film4, predominately as it starred Philip Hoffman Seymour and did not look like your usual mainstream entertainment. Although I …

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Date Night – Reviewed by Laura Grant

Release Date: 21st April 2010 Rating: 3/5 Overview: Steve Carell and Tina Fey got this film going but were let down by the story towards the end. I’ve seen Tina Fey in Baby Mama, and I’ve seen Steve Carell in Forty Year Old Virgin and really liked both. However, I have also seen Tina Fey’s …

Kick Ass – Reviewed by Alison Harris

In cinemas now Rating: 5/5 The comedy action film Kick-Ass tells the story of teenager Dave Lizewski and his adventures in becoming the vigilante superhero Kick-Ass.  Along with Big Daddy and Hit Girl, Kick- Ass and his unlikely alliance fight against their nemesis crime boss Frank D’Amico and his underworld network. Wow is all I …

2012 – Reviewed by Laura Grant

DVD Release Date: 29th March 2010 Overview: Don’t bother. Rating: 1/5 Here’s a question for you, if you had to transport elephants to China would you: a) put them on a boat b) put them on a plane or c) suspend them in harnesses from helicopters, un-tranquilised. If you chose c, according to the writers …

The Bounty Hunter – Reviewed by Rachel Huggins

The Bounty Hunter ** Andy Tennant’s, ‘The Bounty Hunter’ sees stars Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston team up in this thriller/ romcom. Milo Boyd (Gerard), a struggling Bounty Hunter, learns that his next job is to bring in his ex wife Nicole Hurley (Aniston) who has missed her court appearance. Milo soon discovers that his …