The Five Year Engagement (2012) | Review
Official Synopsis: One year after meeting, Tom proposes to his girlfriend, Violet, but unexpected events keep tripping them up as they look to walk down the aisle together.
In his fourth outing as writer Jason Segal revisits the rom-com genre raided by Forgetting Sarah Marshall back in 2008, having successfully fused elements of mentor Judd Apatow’s style with some of the more traditional components. Five years on and now considered to be a bona […]
Review Added: August 26th, 2012
Tagline: The journey between popping the question and tying the knot.
I went to see this film suspecting with a run time of two hours that it wasn’t going to be the average play-by-numbers romantic comedy, but more of a drama with a bit of comedy thrown in; and I was right. The film opens with Chef [...]
This Means War (2012) | Review
Official Synopsis: Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.
With a premise akin to a mid-90’s comedy, it was surprising to see the likes of Tom Hardy anywhere near the movie – sadly that only serves to lead people into a false sense of expectation in terms of quality. Take two CIA super-agents in the […]
Review Added: April 7th, 2012
Tagline: It's SPY against SPY.
This film was never going to win any Oscars. However what it tried to do was bring together two hot men; one great hot new actor and Chris Pine. I think it is about time that us girls got a bit of eye candy. But disappointingly [...]
One Day (2011) | Review
Official Synopsis: After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King – one of the most famous and successful movies of recent times – is infamous for having a number of endings. One Day manages to feature around double that, tacked on to a story revolving around two weak […]
Review Added: September 14th, 2011
Tagline: Twenty Years. Two Lives.
Ok, so I read the book and I wasn’t sure what to be expecting from the film. I think this review might be one of the first ones where me and my opponent differ somewhat, as he made it fairly clear he didn’t enjoy it. Having read and [...]