Review: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

And so with a sense of exhaustion we come to the end of the story, or, if you're counting this as a lead-in to theĀ Rings trilogy, the middle. The middle of Middle Earth. Take a deep breath, make sure you're pepped up on caffeine or have a decent on-hand supply of gummy sweets, popcorn or … Continue reading Review: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy

This review contains a paragraph (the 2nd one) which could be taken as significantly spoilery. You have been warned. Marvel movies, at least at present, seem comfortable abiding by a simple, sturdy and undoubtedly profitable formula. Loosely, it goes something like this: A bad object appears. A bad man wants the bad object. The bad … Continue reading Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy

Review: The Hobbit – The Desolation Of Smaug

It's that time of year again. Getting taken back to Middle Earth by the trusted hand of Peter Jackson has become a sort of yuletide treasure in itself, such is the fondness with which we remember seeing his Tolkien adaptations at Christmas time. It's an element of sweet nostalgia that served Jackson well last year … Continue reading Review: The Hobbit – The Desolation Of Smaug