Why I Love… #119: Piranha 3D

Year: 2010 Director: Alexandre Aja Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Elisabeth Shue, Kelly Brook The so-called 'B-movie' (the original concept itself long abandoned by cinemas) spins in and out of the modern mainstream with some regularity, usually dependent on some aberration or other hitting it big or creating meme-worthy content. From killer sharks to killer crocs to … Continue reading Why I Love… #119: Piranha 3D

Review: Mission: Impossible: Fallout

Director: Christopher McQuarrie Stars: Tom Cruise, Sean Harris, Henry Cavill Tom Cruise is 56. For a long time he was the single most bankable star in Hollywood. The fantasy of millions. He's still an extraordinarily bankable star. Right up there. But what can he do to keep a hold of that glossy immortality? American cinema … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible: Fallout

Review: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

One imagines Christopher McQuarrie, screenwriter and director of this fifth instalment of the Mission: Impossible series, sat in his kitchen struggling to come up with that special┬ásomething that will separate his addition to the franchise out from all the rest. That special set-piece. Sure, Tom's got some nifty idea about hanging on to a plane … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation