[Movie Review] The Mothman Prophecies

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Will Patton, Debra Messing, David Eigenberg Director: Mark Pellington Genre: Thriller Cert: 12 Released: 2002 You know those Christmas presents that you are certain you are getting? You have a hunch that someone has bought you something in particular and you are really looking forward to it. Even the package […]

[Movie Review] Croupier

Starring: Clive Owen, Alex Kingston, Nicholas Ball, Gina McKee, Alexander Morton, Paul Reynolds Director: Mike Hodges Genre: Drama Cert: 15 Released: 1998 Jack (Owen) is a struggling, aspiring writer who reluctantly follows the suggestion of his father (Ball) and accepts the job as a croupier in a London casino. His girlfriend Marion (McKee), whose flat […]

[Movie Review] Minority Report

Starring: Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Colin Farrell, Steve Harris, Kathryn Morris, Samantha Morton Director: Steven Spielberg Genre: Thriller Cert: 12 Released: 2002 It’s not often that Spielberg treads thin critical ice (no, I didn’t watch “Hook”). So when the dream hook-up of Spielberg and Cruise was announced last year, saliva was generated in record […]

[Movie Review] The Others

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Christopher Eccleston, Eric Sykes, Elaine Cassidy Director: Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar Genre: Horror Cert: 15 Released: 2001 I wonder why Nicole Kidman held back for so long. After a career spent dwadling in mainly inconsequential movies like “Far and Away”, “My Life”, “The Peacemaker”, “Batman Forever” and “Days […]

[Movie Review] 28 Days Later

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Naomie Harris, Noah Huntley, Megan Burns, Christopher Eccleston Director: Danny Boyle Genre: Horror Cert: 18 Released: 2002 Irish courier, Jim, (Murphy) awakes from a coma in his London hospital bed to find a deserted building and deserted streets around it. An abandoned newspaper stand reveals that the city has been […]