REEL TO REAL: FAST AND FURIOUS 7 – TRANSFORMERS WITH CARS

Never watched any of the previous instalments of this lucrative franchise but not knowing anything about what happened in six previous chapters was an advantage. Yes, I know there was some back story as to why Jason Statham’s character (Deckard Shaw) had a bone to pick with Vin Diesel and 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

GONE GIRL: STYLISH BUT ULTIMATELY HOLLOW

GONE GIRL Directed by David Fincher.  Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris & Tyler Perry When you are watching a movie, you want to like it – after all, you are spending time and money to watch the movie so… wouldn’t you want to like it? I find Continue Reading