More of the same from The King of the Monsters.
The stylish opening credit sequence sets the scene: sepia sketches of mythic Japanese monsters give way to grainy 8mm film of nuclear explosions, along with old newspaper clippings and heavily redacted military documents, with the slightest tease...
Story dwarfed by commercial imperatives in first of Tolkein trilogy
First, let’s acknowledge—shall we?—that despite the level of craft and application on display, and notwithstanding the fact that it will soon occupy every cinema from here to the outer suburbs of Ulan Bator, this is in fact less a movie than a...
A breathtaking achievement.
The third part of Peter Jackson's monumental Lord Of The Rings trilogy fully lives up to its predecessors. Without offering the viewer any reminder of what has gone before, the story picks up with a flashback that shows how Smeagal (Andy Serkis)...
While some people think this surpasses the original, I don't.
Continuing right on from where we left off, the Fellowship which has gathered to protect the Hobbit Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), on his quest to destroy the One Ring has become dispersed. Frodo and his hobbit gardener Sam (Sean Astin), are lost...
 A small film featuring twitchy performances but distinguished by some touching scenes.
Career Girls is British director Mike Leigh`s follow-up to his Palme d`Or-winning Secrets and Lies. It`s a small film that focusses on a weekend reunion of two former flatmates - shy insecure Annie - Lynda Steadman - has come from out of town to...