Film Review: Captain Phillips (Columbia Pcitures; 2013)

BY MICHAEL MCALINDEN   Some people are saying this is Tom Hanks’ return to form. I’m not sure if he ever left it behind, but regardless, he is well and truly on form in Captain Phillips. Despite certain objections from the actual crew of the ship regarding the facts as they are put down inContinue reading “Film Review: Captain Phillips (Columbia Pcitures; 2013)”

Film Review: Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros; 2012)

BY GEMMA INGLIS Cloud Atlas has been described by its author David Mitchell as “unfilmable,” and yet this is what Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski siblings have done. With credits such as The Matrix Trilogy and Run Lola Run credited as the developers previous work, they seem capable taskmasters to undertake the mammoth task ofContinue reading “Film Review: Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros; 2012)”