[Movie Review] The Matrix

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving Directors: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski Genre: Sci-Fi Cert: 18 Released: 1999 When it comes to Sci-Fi block busters, they don’t come much bigger than “The Matrix”. A budget of 63m dollars, a cast of familiar names and a storyline as ambitious as any that have gone […]

[Movie Review] Final Destination

Starring: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke, Daniel Roebuck, Roger Guenveur Smith, Tony Todd Director: James Wong Genre: Horror Cert: 15 Released: 2000 It’s a bunch of teenagers, a horror premise and a set of elaborately mapped out deaths – oh joy! When Alex (Sawa – “Casper”, “Now And Then”) experiences pre-flights nerves […]

[Movie Reviews] Rock Star

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Anniston, Timothy Spall, Dominic West Director: Stephen Herek Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2001 Every young man’s dream becomes Mark Wahlberg’s reality in Stephen Herek’s “Rock Star”. Get out the hairspray and spandex, we’re set back in the mid-eighties, when hard-rock meant bands like Motley Crue, AC/DC, Bon Jovi and Def […]

[Movie Review] The Hurricane

Starring: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, John Hannah, David Paymer, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Dan Hedaya, Deborah Unger Director: Norman Jewison Genre: Drama Cert: 15 Released: 1999 It’s almost fifteen years since Denzel Washington’s big breakthrough as Steve Biko in 1987 smash-hit, “Cry Freedom”. Since then he has become recognised as one of the finest actors of […]