Author Archives: Mike Barnard

War of the Dead

May 8th, 2011 | by Mike Barnard

Nazi zombies are possibly the most evil of monsters ever devised, repulsive in both looks and ideology, so War of

13 Assassins

May 6th, 2011 | by Mike Barnard

Takashi Miike has brought sensationally violent movies to the screen in the past, yet has always been driven by a

Cedar Rapids

February 21st, 2011 | by Mike Barnard

The insurance industry is a tough subject for a movie to sustain interest, yet Cedar Rapids does an honourable job


February 14th, 2011 | by Mike Barnard

Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz alerted Hollywood to the comic talents of the Simon Pegg and Nick Frost


February 4th, 2011 | by Mike Barnard

James Cameron has made two of the highest grossing films in the world with big budget effects and epic stories.

The Adjustment Bureau

January 23rd, 2011 | by Mike Barnard

Sci-fi movies and romantic comedies normally split audiences: males go for the technological geekery while females prefer the warm-spirited language

TRON: Legacy

December 26th, 2010 | by Mike Barnard

Back in the 1980s the simplicity of arcade games hooked the younger generation without the ability to go online and

Leap Year

November 26th, 2010 | by Mike Barnard

Winner of the Camera D’Or prize for Best First Feature at last year’s Cannes, Leap Year is a aesthetically simplistic

Jimmy Carr Being Funny

November 20th, 2010 | by Mike Barnard

The quickfire style of Jimmy Carr continues to impress with his latest DVD – a now expected annual new release

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