Slicing through yakuza and ninjas
Laura Cotta Ramosino | 09 August 2013 |
tags: boxoffice, films, Japan, The Wolverine
In his sixth appearance as Wolverine, Hugh Jackman is still morose, moody and charismatic.
No country for old homophobes
Zac Alstin | 15 July 2013 |
tags: films, homophobia, same-sex marriage, tolerance
Ender’s Game has nothing to do with same-sex marriage. But the film’s author-producer is still being lynched for his views.
The joys of Weltschmerz
Michael Cook | 19 February 2013 |
tags: films, melancholy, Weltschmerz
Feeling too happy? Need something to remind you that life is a serious business? Here are our suggestions.
A smile on the dial: films
Michael Cook | 14 February 2013 |
tags: cheerfulness, films
Want a film to put a spring in your step? Here are our nominations for films of good cheer. Send us yours.
A second look at Chariots of Fire
Susan Hanssen | 31 July 2012 |
tags: films, Olympics, religious freedom, secularism
The film's Olympic heroes face a common enemy: the bland pseudo-tolerance of secular humanism.
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2012 |
Two sisters separated by the siege on Sarajevo in 1992 write a memoir which is a true story of love, courage and survival.
Movie morality is plummeting
William West | 10 January 2012 |
tags: censorship, films, teenagers
Film censors are allowing teens to access much more explicit content and few parents seem to care
Ronan Wright | 14 November 2011 |
tags: films, public heath
A deadly virus. A global epidemic. Thousands of agonising deaths. A star-studded cast dropping like flies. This will teach you to wash your hands.
Ronan Wright | 26 September 2011 |
The latest retelling of the timeless classic from the 19th century has a lot in common with the blockbuster Twilight series.
Ronan Wright | 17 August 2011 |
A classic summer blockbuster, this sci-fi thriller has action, visual dazzle, and nostalgia for the innocence of childhood.
X Men: First Class
Ronan Wright | 10 June 2011 |
tags: films, movies, superheroes
Flash! Never before on the silver screen! Original, enjoyable and impressive fifth instalment of Marvel comics superhero franchise!
Ronan Wright | 27 April 2011 |
tags: films, philosophy
This mind-bending film from an up-and-coming director puts Groundhog Day on an exploding train, with a bit of The Matrix thrown in.
The Adjustment Bureau
Ronan Wright | 21 March 2011 |
tags: films, philosophy, theology
Matt Damon's latest film falters under the weight of its philosophical and theological themes.
Ronan Wright | 04 March 2011 |
The true story of a rock climber who amputates his own arm is also a story of contrition and penance.
The evergreen C.S. Lewis
Michael Coren | 21 December 2010 |
tags: C.S. Lewis, Christianity, films
Whew! Christianity has not been washed out of film version of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.