Django Unchained

This Tarantino outing is more a “southern” than a “western”. It’s overlong (how many endings does one film need?) and Christoph Waltz carries the film while Foxx struggles. Di Caprio’s cameo is the best thing in the film, which is hugely entertaining, occasionally horrendously violent, but ultimately not quite interesting enough. 6/10


Everyone knows this is the best Bond film. Because it is. After the disastrous Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig reasserts his claim to be the number one double-o seven in this much more modern (dare one say “realistic” for a Bond film?) take on the genre. No wonder Barbara Broccoli wanted Sam Mendes back for… Read More


Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft mode again, Morgan Freeman playing Morgan Freeman and James McAvoy proving once again why he’s the hot young thing of British acting. Will there be a sequel? Could McAvoy’s Wesley Gibson be the successor to Damon’s Jason Bourne? In a word, no. Wanted was enjoyable but it was no Bourne… Read More