Film Review: The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

With the release of the second installment of The Hobbit Trilogy it is now clear that the power and emotion of the first LOTR films is not coming back. The good news is that the pacing problems which plagued Jackson's first film are less detrimental here. The seemingly endless run-time of The Desolation of Smaug…Read more Film Review: The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Film Review: The Hunger Games – Catching Fire (2013)

While I'm aware that I'll probably get hate mail from all of my adoring readers I still have to say it: Catching Fire is basically a carbon copy of the original Hunger Games. TheĀ  film adaption of the second book fromĀ  Suzanne Collin's derivative blockbuster series is certainly a movie for our times, with its…Read more Film Review: The Hunger Games – Catching Fire (2013)