Movies, Reviews, thriller

Brad Pitt on autopilot ditches romantic thriller Allied into the channel

Opening in the UK on the 25th November, Robert Zemeckis, Brad Pitt, and Marion Cottilard hope to bring some classic Hollywood glamour back to the spy thriller. Do they succeed? Is the headline above a clue? Find out after the jump… Continue reading

3d, Movies, Reviews

Dancing on no ceiling – Robert Zemeckis’ splendid The Walk

Like Philippe Petit – the ostensible subject of his latest film – Robert Zemeckis is no fan of the easy path. The story of The Walk was already comprehensively covered in James Marsh’s Oscar winning 2008 documentary Man on Wire so why revisit it? It doesn’t help that one of the poster and trailer tag-lines is ‘like nothing you’ve seen before’ which is like waving a red flag at  cynical film fanatics. Continue reading