Index of Reviews  

Lucy (2014)

Lucy (2014)

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Luc Besson Writer: Luc Besson Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi Watch this if you enjoyed: 2001: A Space Odyssey Lucy combines drug running, drug use, evolution – including explicit animal sex and not-so-explicit human sex – with Matrix-like moves in an attempt to be the hard-SF movie

Da Vinci’s Demons s01e07: The Hierophant

Da Vinci’s Demons s01e07: The Hierophant

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Jamie Payne Writers: David S Goyer (creator), Sarah Goldfinger and Corey Reed Stars: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson In reality Leonardo da Vinci developed plans for many modern marvels including a dive suit. In Da Vinci’s Demons ’The Hierophant’, Leonardo creates a dive suit so he can break in to the Vatican through the sewers,

Dr No (1962)

Dr No (1962)

A review by Ross Joseph Director: Terence Young Producer: Harry Saltzman & Albert R Broccoli Screenplay: Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood & Berkely Mather Based on Dr No by Ian Fleming Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman, Jack Lord & Anthony Dawson Music: Monty Norman   This is going to be a slightly different type of review. I

The Walking Dead S01E02: Guts

The Walking Dead S01E02: Guts

A review by C J Dee Director: Michelle MacLaren Writer: Frank Darabont Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chandler Riggs, Steven Yeun, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Michael Rooker, Juan Gabriel Pareja, IronE Singleton Other notable appearances: Sam Witwer from Being Human as the dead zombie in the tank Running time: 45 minutes Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5

Doctor Who s01e12: Bad Wolf

Doctor Who s01e12: Bad Wolf

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Joe Ahearne Writers: Russell T. Davies, Terry Nation (character: “The Daleks”) Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, John Barrowman Of all the episodes this season, ‘Bad Wolf’ is possibly the most memorable. ‘Bad Wolf’ is also the beginning of a two-part story, concluded in the following episode. The Doctor (Eccleston), Rose (Piper) and Captain Jack (Barrowman)

Misfits s03e04: killing Hitler

Misfits s03e04: killing Hitler

A review by Nalini Haynes Creator: Howard Overman Stars: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon, Lauren Socha, Antonia Thomas Watch this if you like: comic book movies He aint no Bill but here we see an attempt to kill Hitler. This is possibly Misfits‘ most ambitious story to date. When Curtis could travel through time, people made smart-ass comments about

Murder in the First (1995)

Murder in the First (1995)

A review by C J Dee Director: Marc Rocco Starring: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, William H. Macy Other notable appearances: Brad Dourif, Stephen Tobolowsky Running time: 122 minutes Watch this if you liked: A Few Good Men, Philadelphia Rating: ★★★☆☆ 3/5 “This film is inspired by a true story.” Henri Young (Bacon) was sent

Masquerade by Kylie Fornasier

Masquerade by Kylie Fornasier

A review by Elizabeth Manthos Venice’s ballrooms, theatres, palazzos and squares are filled with delicious gossip, devilish fun and dangerous games. It’s Carnevale. Set in 1750 in an age of decadence made famous by Casanova, Masquerade uncovers the secrets of seven teens, from the highest aristocrat to the lowest servant – their dreams, desires, loves,

The Walking Dead S01E01: Days Gone Bye

The Walking Dead S01E01: Days Gone Bye

A review by C J Dee Director: Frank Darabont Writer: Frank Darabont Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Lennie James, Adrian Kali Turner, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chandler Riggs Other notable appearances: Jeffrey DeMunn Running time: 67 minutes Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 After being gunned down in the line of duty, Deputy Rick Grimes (Lincoln) awakens in a deserted