Tag Archives: Film Review

What I Watched Last Week – 19/05/2014 – Only three reviews this time

University deadlines/exams, coupled with the arrival of a package containing a horror-fiction novel called The Shining, have meant a distinct lack of film watching and reviewing this past week. There was also the Fuse Film Festival for which I was ‘festival editor’; there were some surprisingly high quality films and there’ll be a full report […]

What I Watched Last Night: Great Expectations (2012)

Director: Mike Newell Cast: Jason Flemyng, Helena Bonham Carter, Jeremy Irvine, Ralph Fiennes, Holiday Grainger Everyone knows the story, but here it is anyway; a young orphan named Pip leads a hard life under disciplinarian Mrs Gargery and her fumbling bumpkin husband Joe. One day, he steals away to his parents’ grave and comes across […]

REVIEW: RoboCop – 2/5

This review was written for The Mancunion student newspaper, so rights to them and all that.  Website link at the bottom. Director: José Padilha Certificate: 12A Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Jackie Earl Haley, Michael K. Williams Running Time: 118 min Plot:  Detroit cop Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) is almost killed […]