Tag Archives: Steven Mackintosh

Cinema Review – Set Fire to the Stars

In 1950, Poetry professor John M. Brinnin (Elijah Wood) brings celebrated poet Dylan Thomas to America for a spoken word tour. Believing Thomas to be one of the most beautiful and lyrical poets in the English language, Brinnin is utterly unprepared for the tornado of drinking, illness and despair that Thomas brings with him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Kick-Ass 2

It has been two years since Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) first donned the costume of Kick-Ass and took to the streets to fight crime. Since the death of her father, Mindy (Chloe Grace Moretz) has taken to training as Hit Girl in secret, against the wishes of her new guardian. When a new breed of superheroes emerges on the city streets, Dave finds himself drawn to fighting the god fight again, but Mindy is having trouble breaking the promise she made to stay safe, and there is a new super villain on the rise, in the shape of The Motherfucker (Christopher Mintz-Plasse). Continue reading

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