Author: Matt Adcock

The Revenant (15)

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson, Paul Anderson,  Brad Carter. Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20 on Twitter) “As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight. You breathe … keep breathing.” Revenant: a person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead … which makes the title of this […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (12a)

Director: JJ Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis and more… Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20 on twitter) “The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. My sister has it. You have that power, too.” 30 […]

FILM: Captive (12a)

Dir Jerry Jameson Starring:  David Oyelowo, Kate Mara, Michael K. Williams, Mimi Rogers , Leonor Varela Reviewed by Matt Adcock – read: Matt’s interview with David Oyelowo “I have a demon inside me” Brian Nichols How far do you have to go before you’re considered ‘beyond redemption’? That’s a key question at the heart of Captive, the impressive fact […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service (15)

Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Sofia Boutella “Manners. Maketh. Man… Do you know what that means? Then let me teach you a lesson…” Full disclosure – I’ve been a huge fan of Mark Millar’s ‘The Secret Service’ since it came out in the classic CLiNT magazine back in […]

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) (15)

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts “Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige.” Back in the ‘90s, the superhero of the hour was Birdman. Birdman was a massive box off smash, the franchise ran for 3 films and made Riggan Thompson […]