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 […]

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 […]

Jurassic World (12a)

Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring: BD Wong, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Irrfan Khan, Judy Greer, Omar Sy, Ty Simpkins, Vincent D’Onofrio Reviewed by Matt Adcock “You just went and made a new dinosaur? Probably not a good idea…” Can it really be twenty-two years since the events of Jurassic Park, which saw Isla Nublar become […]

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 […]

American Sniper (15)

Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, Ben Reed, Elise Robertson, Keir O’Donnell, Marnette Patterson, Jake McDorman “There are 3 types of people in this world. Sheep, wolf and sheepdogs. If hatred appeared at the door of a sheep they would not know how to protect themselves. The predators use violence to […]