21 May 2015

Mad Max Trilogy

With all the furore over Fury Road at the moment, I thought now was a good time to finally watch the original Mad Max trilogy.

They feel like a fairly large gap in my viewing, and I've heard generally positive things about them. Worth a go methinks. 

15 May 2015

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) in 100 Words

Director - Elizabeth Banks
Cast - Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks, Skylar Astin, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp, Hailee Steinfeld and Chrissie Fit


Giving the audience what they want makes sense, and Pitch Perfect 2 has plenty to give. But in doing so the overall harmony has been disrupted.

13 May 2015

Pitch Perfect (2012) in 100 Words

Director - Jason Moore
Cast - Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks



Mixing a formulaic story with the odd moment of crudeness doesn't sound ground-breaking, but Pitch Perfect's characters, dialogue and music pitches things...well...perfectly. Sorry. Not sorry.

8 May 2015

Big Game (2015) in 100 Words

Director - Jalmari Helander
Cast - Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Felicity Huffman, Victor Garber, Ted Levine, Jim Broadbent and Ray Stevenson




Big Game is a fun frolic through the forest, and whilst it’s no blockbuster its inoffensive and entertaining nature fills a nice little spot.