Review Round Up: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Keira Knightley and Helen Mirren star in Disney’s adaptation of  the story of The Nutcracker. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: *** “There’s wit here and The Nutcracker will take you from zero to Christmas jumper in the opening sequence. What’s missing is the melancholy darkness of ETA Hoffmann’s story. Instead, schmaltz-merchant director… Read More

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First Impressions: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

A new trailer has been released for the 2018 live action film that promises a darker side to the story that audiences know well… Having brought audiences Beauty and the Beast this year, it seems safe to bet that Disney are hoping this live action film of The Nutcracker and The Four Realms is equally… Read More

Review Roundup: Ben-Hur

The classic 1959 film has been reimagined for a more modern audience – but can it win over the critics?  The Guardian: * “Bekmambetov’s direction has nothing in the way of nuance or ordinary human light-and-shade: it feels like the action-heavy template for a videogame.” Financial Times: * “if you hoped the famous chariot race… Read More

REVIEW: London Has Fallen

Gerard Butler is back as Mike Banning in this sequel to 2013’s Olympus Has Fallen. But is it a worthy sequel?  A surprise hit in 2013, Olympus Has Fallen directed by Antoine Fuqua was on the edge-of-your-seat thrilling kind of a film. Now the sequel is steered by Babak Najafi, who along with the writers don’t… Read More

Coming Soon on DVD…London Has Fallen

The sequel to Olympus Has Fallen will be available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray on the 18th July.  Mike Banning is back in a brand new adventure with the President of the United States – this time taking place in London. It’s another year, another city and another threat to American President Benjamin Asher’s… Read More