Tag Archives: Film

REVIEW: Dallas Buyers Club – 4/5

Director: Jean Marc-Vallée Certificate: 15 Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto Running Time: 117 min  Plot: Hell raising cowboy Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) contracts the AIDS virus, and in an attempt to save himself and others, he establishes a club for fellow victims to buy unapproved drugs. If you hadn’t guessed, it takes place in […]

TOP FIVE: Arm Wrestles

Arm wrestling – the only way to unequivocally prove your physical and intellectual superiority over your fellow (wo)man. Below are five of the finest hand-to-hand conflicts in the known film universe.   5. Over The Top (1987) – Lincoln Hawk (Sly Stallone) has a forearm the size of a beer keg, but can the long […]

What I Watched Last Night: No One Lives (2012)

Director:  Ryûchei Kitamura Cast: Luke Evans, Adelaide Clemens, Lee Tergeson   ‘Don’t shit where I eat!’ What about slamming handcuffs through where you eat? Movie Quibble (me) went into No One Lives completely blind, which is something of a first; no trailers had been watched, and aside from the ‘unequivocally magnificent’ endorsement from Pete Cashmore (of […]

TOP FIVE: DECAPITATIONS

They say that you know you love someone when the thought of their beheading upsets you. Who exactly says that? No idea, but nevertheless it’s an insightful – if slightly morbid- quote, and you should keep it in mind as you try not to lose your head at the puns that await you. All together […]

What i Watched Last Night: Double Indemnity (1944)

Director: Billy Wilder Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson  Despite being only the third out of Billy Wilder’s twenty six features, Double Indemnity  is perhaps his most highly regarded work, even beating out future mainstream hits like Sunset Boulevard  and Some Like it Hot (it came out six years prior to the former, […]

TOP FIVE: Parodies of Famous Scenes

Movie scene parodies, if done correctly (i.e NOT like Epic Movie), can be the perfect way to get a rise out of an audience. Not only do they get a laugh, but they can give the viewer a sense of pride over their own cinematic knowledge – like Captain America from Avengers Assemble,  they just […]

TOP FIVE: Movie Drinking Games

Whether you’re going out and want to add a bit of cinematic spice to your pre-drinks, or if you just feel like passing out on the couch and having fun while doing so, then this is the list for you. Don’t forget to stock up in advance, and under no circumstances use Jack Daniels’ ‘Winter […]

TOP FIVE: Sean Bean Death Scenes

Casting Sean Bean is equivalent to releasing a film with a spoiler in the title, like that movie John Dies at the End  , except instead of John it should be Sean, because it’s Sean that dies at the end. Read on, and look forward to the tasty montage video at the bottom of the […]

REVIEW: Inside Llewyn Davis – 4/5

Director: Joel and Ethan Coen Certificate: 18 Cast: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman Running Time: 104 min  Plot:  Following the suicide of his music collaborator and best friend Mike, Llewyn Davis wanders from couch to couch, gigging and failing to promote his introspective solo album. In answer to media criticisms of Inside […]

Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street – 3/5

 Director:  Martin Scorsese Certificate: 18 Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie, John Bernthal, Jean Dujardin, Christine Ebersole Running Time: 180 min Plot: Stock broker CEO Jordan Belfort (DiCaprio) had it all; mansions, yachts, helicopters, an outrageous number of drug addictions… Eventually the FBI brought him down, and during a two year prison […]