Tag Archives: Scarlett Johansson

Under the Skin- Review (Spoiler Free)

Rarely does a film offer an ‘experience’ as immersive and compelling as this… Scarlett Johansson stars in this tale of an extraterrestrial who straps on a man suit and prowls around Glasglow in its transit van looking for men to seduce and consume. Now that is as good an introduction to the plot as any, however it […]

Her – Review (Spoiler Free)

This charming rom-com blends philosophy and sociology with humanity and wit… In many respects Her is as standard a rom-com as they come. The story is the familiar one of boy meeting girl, except that in this case the girl is a piece of intelligent software that the boy has downloaded. It’s an unconventional love […]

Scarlett Johansson Joins Ghost in the Shell

Johansson takes on another action role with adaptation of anime classic Ghost in the Shell… The internet has exploded this evening with the news that Johansson has been cast in this latest role. Some fans took to twitter to rage against the casting choice; to them the choice is obvious, unimaginative and more worryingly that […]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Review (Spoiler Free)

Solid performances, characterisation and  action make Winter Soldier a lot of fun This is one of my favourite of the Marvel films. It may not be as complex or intelligent as it verges on being, but this thriller delivers some great performances and an actual sense of peril within the action which makes it stand […]

Top 10 most anticipated films for 2014

So, better late than never, here are my top ten most anticipated films for 2014. There were a lot of films to consider such as Luc Besson’s latest film Lucy , Ridley Scott’s latest endeavor Exodus where he’s teaming up with Christian Bale and Sigourney Weaver and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, as well as a whole host […]

Tarantino’s 50th – Lost in Translation

Many thanks to everybody who has followed this series of posts on my blog. I’ve been honoured to have such a great response from both contributors and readers – thank you all very much! To finish up here’s a review of Lost in Translation written by myself. Lost in Translation is one of my all […]