Giving Kudos to Brilliant Content

Philomena tells the true story of Philomena Lee who, in her teens, had a baby out of wedlock, was subsequently seen as a ‘fallen’ child and was disowned by her family. She was sent to a Magdalene home in County Tipperary, forced to endure hard labour, and only allowed to see her baby son for an hour a day.

Review by Jamie C

Based on Orson Scott Card’s 1985 novel of the same name, Ender’s Game is an intriguing and entertaining amalgam of Full Metal Jacket-lite, eye-popping special effects, modern day military analysis, and a grizzled, growling Harrison Ford to keep the troops in order.

Article by Jamie C.

To say Woody Allen’s film history has been somewhat chequered over the past decade or so is something of an understatement.  Cassandra’s Dream and Scoop were far from the usual comedic gems and spiky offerings that marked out the humorous brilliance of Annie Hall, Manhattan, or Hannah and Her Sisters. Does Blue Jasmine definitively mark a return to his best?

Article by Jamie C.