Our pick of films for 2012
Michael Cook | 02 January 2013 |
tags: best of, film reviews, movies
After consulting our reviewers, we've settled on our list of the best films of the past year.
Ronan Wright | 22 November 2012 |
tags: film reviews, Iran, revolution
In a life-threatening crisis you have to go with "the best bad idea" you've got.
Ronan Wright | 05 November 2012 |
tags: 007, film reviews, James Bond
Bond is back in this tribute to 50 years of 007. He's older now, a bit more human, a bit less agile. But he has lost none of his flair.
Won’t Back Down
Denyse O'Leary | 11 October 2012 |
tags: education, film reviews, USA
This inspiring film about America's failing schools has a radical diagnosis: shake off the dead hand of the teachers' unions.
Searching for lost fatherhood
Norberto Gonzalez Gaitano | 01 August 2012 |
tags: fatherhood, film reviews
Reflections on father figures in two great films, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Tree of Life”.
Neo vs. the Karate Kid
Micah Watson | 10 July 2012 |
tags: education, film reviews
The Matrix and The Karate Kid offer two competing views of the relationship between how we learn and how we understand human nature.
Ronan Wright | 18 June 2012 |
tags: film reviews
Ridley Scott's latest sci-fi thriller delves into deep themes. Does it succeed?
For Greater Glory
Patrick F. Fagan | 05 June 2012 |
tags: Christianity, film reviews, Mexico
A stirring story of faith and heroism in 1920s Mexico has an unsettling relevance to contemporary America.
Spartacus: human dignity in meltdown
Harley J. Sims | 29 May 2012 |
tags: film reviews, historical fiction
Starz Entertainment’s series manages to up the ante on extreme content even in a desensitized age.
Meet the genre master
Harley J. Sims | 22 May 2012 |
tags: comic books, film reviews
Joss Whedon is proving a master of popcorn with two films currently in the theatres, The Avengers and The Cabin in the Woods.
Ronan Wright | 20 February 2012 |
tags: film reviews, parenting
Roman Polanki's latest film mercilessly skewers the superficial values of America's snobbish elite.
Our pick of the films of 2011
Michael Cook | 26 January 2012 |
tags: best of, film reviews, lists
After bunkering down with our reviewers, we've settled on a list of the best films of the past year.
Ronan Wright | 20 January 2012 |
tags: film reviews, Steven Spielberg
Powerful battle scenes but the ending takes too long to arrive.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Ronan Wright | 12 January 2012 |
tags: film reviews, Tom Cruise
“Cruise control” does it again, and even better.
The Adventures of Tintin
Ronan Wright | 29 November 2011 |
tags: film reviews
The famous Belgian comic strip characters are brought to life by the wizardry of Steven Spielberg.