Films are brilliant pieces of art, bringing you into a world you’d usually never get to see. Its amazing how quickly you can sympathise with characters of a well produced movie. Here are a bunch of my film reviews – some of them are praise and some of them are warnings.

Film Review: The Bourne Legacy (Spoiler Free)

by Paul Joyce

Jeremy Renner finally hits our big screens with the continuation of the adrenaline pumping Bourne films, in, The Bourne Legacy. First off I’m a big fan of Renner (28 Weeks Later & The Hurt Locker were two brilliant performances), as well as Norton (Fight Club & Italian Job) and Rachel Weisz (The Mummy). Secondly I love the Bourne […]

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My anticipated films of 2012: February

by Paul Joyce

After the broad spectrum of action and character-focused films of January, did the directors dry up from all the post-Christmas booze? Doesn’t look like it! However February does seem a VERY odd mix of films, but at least there should be something for everyone. Rampart Woody Harrelson, a corrupt veteran cop, is on a downwards […]

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The Alphabet of Great Films

by Paul Joyce

This post was inspired by someone who suggested something similar to me on Twitter back in 2011, but it wasn’t until I saw some of the great poster art by Stephen Wildish that I remembered I was going to do it. So here it is, my top movies of all time for each letter of […]

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Film: In Time

by Paul Joyce

— SPOILER FREE REVIEW BY REQUEST — The moment I saw the trailer for this I knew I’d end up seeing it at the cinema. The concept of the film is fairly cool and no similar films immediately jump to mind. In ‘In Time’ once you’ve reached the age of 25 your body stops growing […]

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Film: Contagion (Review of 4/5)

by Paul Joyce

Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns home from a business trip in Hong Kong feeling tired and ill. Thinking its nothing more than jet lag she continues on as normal but hours later collapses in her husband’s hands (Matt Damon). Beth never recovers and quickly dies in hospital with a medical mystery hanging over what happened. […]

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Film: Leon

by Paul Joyce

Surviving the massacre of her family by corrupt DEA agents, Mathilda (Natalie Portman) finds herself growing up in the care of Italian hitman Leon (Jean Reno). Promising to avenge the deaths, Mathilda learns the tricks of the assassins trade. In return, hardened killed Leon learns some about being human.

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Film: Jurassic Park

by Paul Joyce

With the worlds first dinosaur adventure park ready to open, a select group of experts take a last-minute tour around the facilities. Unfortunately several dominoes have already toppled that results in the carnivorous cloned beasts roaming the park, making humans into nothing more than tiny running snack food.

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Film: The Game

by Paul Joyce

What do you give your bro for this birthday when he already has everything? How about an experience he’ll never forget. However as life and the experience start to merge, is it paranoia or is something very wrong beginning to happen.

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Film: Batman Begins

by Paul Joyce

Trained and guided by a secret society, billionaire Bruce Wayne learns how to use ninjitsu and fear as tools to fight the crime that is ripping his Gotham city apart. Can he save Gotham while also protecting the people he loves? Can Bruce Wayne save Gotham? No. Can Batman? Just possibly

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Film: The Negotiator

by Paul Joyce

After celebrating a colleagues birthday, hostage negotiator Danny Roman (Samuel L. Jackson) is called out for an impromptu midnight meeting with his closest friend, Nate, regarding a sensitive corruption issue occurring in their own police prescient. The next day Danny is hauled into the station under a false murder charge and allegations of corruption including […]

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