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Catching Fire (Francis Lawrence, 2013, USA)

W O W. I'm completely speechless...and I knew it was all coming because I have read the books! It's been a long time since a film has left me as stunned as Catching Fire - the last time I felt like this I'd just finished reading the books! The sequel to The Hunger Games comes in at the tipping point of a revolution ...

Big Fish

Big Fish (Tim Burton, 2003, UK)

Big Fish is a heartwarming family film, about a Son (Will Bloom, played by Billy Crudup) trying to understand his storyteller Dad (Ed Bloom, played by Albert Finney), who is dying. Ed Bloom tells stories at any opportunity, about mythical places and fantasical people as if they really happened. This infuriates his Will as ...


Law Abiding Citizen (F. Gary Gray, 2009, USA)

Having only ever seen Gerard Butler in rom-coms P.S I Love You or over-the-top historical epics (300), this film fully convinced me of his acting merit. He plays Clyde Shelton, an ordinary man, with a loving wife and daughter of whom he obviously thinks the world of. He then watches, defenceless as his wife and daughter ...