Tag Archives: Christopher Walken

Cinema Review – The Jungle Book

For all of his young life, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) has been raised in the jungle, having been found by the panther Bagheera (Ben Kingsley), and adopted by a wolf pack. When the tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) discovers there is a “man cub” living in the jungle, he vows not to rest until Mowgli is dead. Bagheera takes Mowgli on a journey to the man village to protect him, and Mowgli makes some new friends and enemies along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jersey Boys

Based on the hit musical of the same name, Jersey Boys is the story of how four young men from New Jersey left behind their loves of petty crime, to form the iconic band, The Four Seasons. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – A Late Quartet

As a string quartet approaches it’s 25th anniversary, one of their number falls ill, unleashing the tensions and resentments within the group.
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Cinema Review – Seven Psychopaths

Martin (Colin Farrell) is a screenwriter struggling to write a film around a title. His best friend Billy (Sam Rockwell) is an aspiring actor who makes money by kidnapping dogs, but when Billy kidnaps the wrong dog, Martin finds himself drawn into a complicated and increasingly odd situation. Continue reading

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Trailer Talk – Lawless, Gangster Squad and Dark Horse

Boardwalk Empire has a lot to answer for; the gangster movie seemed to have died in 2009 with Johnny Depp’s misstep Public Enemies. Martin Scorsese makes an admittedly brilliant TV show about prohibition era Atlantic City, and suddenly the gangster movie is back in style. Continue reading

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