DIRECTOR: Ridley Scott.
CAST: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Logan Marshall-Green, Idris Elba, Sean Harris, Rafe Spall, Emun Elliott, Benedict Wong, Kate Dickie, Guy Pearce.
SYNOPSIS: After discovering clues to the origin of our species on Earth, Elizabeth Shaw (Rapace) and Charlie Holloway (Marshall-Green) join a team of scientists aboard the spaceship Prometheus to venture further into space and understand these alien life forms. After becoming stranded on an unfamiliar planet, the discoverers face a battle to save the future of the human race.
My broken arm calls for a slightly different (and bitesize) reviewing format. So here’s ten things I want to say about Prometheus:
***Although this doesn’t involve direct spoilers, you should wait until you’ve seen the film before you read what’s below*** Continue reading
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Tagged 2012, 20th century fox, 3D, alien, android, benedict wong, charlize theron, damon lindelof, emun elliott, film, guy pearce, h.r. giger, idris elba, jon spaihts, june, kate dickie, logan marshall-green, michael fassbender, movies, noomi rapace, prometheus, rafe spall, review, ridley scott, scott free productions, sean harris, weyland
DIRECTOR: Matthew Vaughn.
CAST: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne, Kevin Bacon, Nicholas Hoult, January Jones, Caleb Landry Jones, Lucas Till, Jason Flemyng, Edi Gathegi, Zoe Kravitz, Alex Gonzalez, Oliver Platt.
SYNOPSIS: Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, Charles Xavier (McAvoy) brings together a new group of mutants including the troubled Erik Lehnsherr (Fassbender) to protect the world from its greatest threat. Initially the closest of friends, their differences soon become all too evident, opening up a rift that threatens the peace of Xavier’s X-Men and the human race.
Matthew Vaughn’s Kick-Ass is in my Top Five films of 2010. I loved every crazy second of it and fully bought into the idea of Vaughn as a top-class action director. So after hearing the incredible reviews that were coming in for Vaughn’s First Class, my excitement was at its absolute peak – especially seeing how it managed to keep its claws firmly on an 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes for quite so long. Yet X-Men: First Class left me a little cold. And I hate myself for it. I’m not saying it’s a bad film. Far from it. My expectations were maybe just a little too high. What is alarmingly clear, however, is that Matthew Vaughn has finally got the X-Men back on cinematic track. Continue reading
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Tagged 2011, 20th century fox, alex gonzalez, caleb landry jones, edi gathegi, james mcavoy, jane goldman, january jones, jason flemyng, jennifer lawrence, kevin bacon, lucas till, matthew vaughn, michael fassbender, nicholas hoult, oliver platt, review, rose byrne, x-men: first class, zoe kravitz