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Critical mass: Why the vitriol?


AS A lover of films, I’ve been both dismayed and angered at recent events in the world of film critics. Now, as a reviewer of movies, I’ve come to terms with the fact there will be releases that just don’t float my boat. Add to that, there will be trailers unveiled ahead of cinematic/DVD release that won’t appeal to me – The Hunger Games and Project X just two of… Read More »

Review: John Carter (Garry’s take)

Screen shot 2012-03-06 at 14.13.36

IT’S fair to say Disney have a lot riding on the first proper blockbuster of 2012 – John Carter. Loosely based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ first novel – A Princess of Mars (from 1917) – the Mouse House has tweaked the title to bring their own vision of the story to the big screen. The pressure is added to by the fact Disney have put Pixar alumnus Andrew Stanton in… Read More »