Five trailers that promise wild rides at the cinema

I love a great trailer. Enticing, exciting and satisfying, these little screen gems set up our expectations for the film to come. They titillate, excitate and, sometimes, aggravate.  A really good one even adds to the spirit of the film. Often they’re a disguise for a botch job too… you can always tell the caliber of a … More Five trailers that promise wild rides at the cinema

REVIEW: Carrie (2013)

 Shoddy remake not work the cellulose it was printed on. ( ★ Directed by Kimberly Peirce.) The Steven King novel, Carrie, and the 1976 Brian De Palma film based on it, were wonderfully chilling takes on the horrors of burgeoning adulthood in the fish bowl of high school. Given that being a teenager is so much more fraught … More REVIEW: Carrie (2013)

Life in the undead yet

3SR: Hollywood proves there’s life in the undead genre yet, with this thrilling, yet well worn, zombie tale. Word War Z Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale. Directed by Marc Forster Written by Matthew Carnahan Horror, action. 116 minutes. Rated M, violence – offensive language and horror. *** Zombie holocaust extravaganza, World War … More Life in the undead yet