Movie Review: Lawless

I have a confession to make. I'm a Shia LeBeouf fan. I have been since he was in the kids show Even Stevens, where he was incredibly funny and charming as the slightly goofy protagonist. As the more than slightly goofy younger brother to a well behaved and academically gifted older sister, I could kinda … Continue reading Movie Review: Lawless

DVD Roundup: The Vow and The Cabin in the Woods

Warning. May contain spoilers. This rather mismatched double bill is courtesy of LoveFilm choosing to send these two flicks to me at the same time. I'd chosen both as I missed them in the cinema last year, but watching them back-to-back was a bit weird. First up, is The Vow. This is a romantic drama … Continue reading DVD Roundup: The Vow and The Cabin in the Woods

Movie Review: The Five-Year Engagement

I love romcoms, and the key to a successful romcom are the leads (Grant/Hepburn, Crystal/Ryan, Hanks/Ryan, Grant/Roberts, Bullock/Pullman, Rogen/Heigl) and this movie benefits from having  a pair of brilliant performers, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt. They play Tom and Violet, a couple who get engaged after a year together. Tom is a chef and doing well … Continue reading Movie Review: The Five-Year Engagement