[Movie Review] The Prestige

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie Director: Christopher Nolan Genre: Drama Cert: 15 Released: 2006 “The Prestige” opens with Robert Angier (Jackman) drowning in a water tank, watched by arch-rival magician Alfred Borden (Bale). Borden is subsequently found guilty of his murder and is sentenced to death. While in prison […]

[Movie Review] Swordfish

Starring: John Travolta, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones, Sam Shepard Director: Dominic Sena Genre: Action Cert: 18 Released: 2001 It’s easy to like John Travolta. Ever since his inspired comeback in 1994’s “Pulp Fiction”, he’s received acclaim for his turns in “Get Shorty”, “Face/Off” and “Primary Colors”. Of course there’s also been […]

[Movie Review] X-Men

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Bruce Davison Director: Bryan Singer Genre: Sci-Fi Cert: 12 Released: 2000 The Marvel comic book story of X-Men comes to the big screen for the first time under the direction of Bryan Singer (“The Usual Suspects”). Oh boy, big budget sci-fi, outlandish storyline, special […]