GEEK OUT! KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE IS OVER THE TOP DARK COMIC FUN

Directed by Matthew Vaughn Written by Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn Starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Michael Caine. This movie adaptation of the Mark Millar – Dave Gibbons comic (co-plotted by Vaughn) has a lot going for it. Strong cast, comic timing and fantastical settings. Continue Reading

REEL TO REAL: BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP – AN INTERESTING PREMISE THAT FAILS IN EXECUTION

Written & Directed by Rowan Joffe Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth & Mark Strong. When the film begins, you might be forgiven to think that Before I Go To Sleep is a rip-off of Christopher Nolan’s ground-breaking Memento.¬†After all, the protagonist Christine Lucas (Nicole Kidman) is an amnesiac and¬†wakes up Continue Reading