Tag Archives: Tom Hardy

FILM REVIEW: The Revenant

The Revenant (Alejandro G. Iñárritu, 2015)

If Leo doesn’t win his Oscar next month people will collectively lose their shit. After his sensational work in The Wolf of Wall Street he goes all out in The Revenant. Battling freezing temperatures and hazardous terrain during filming, he carries a 2.5 hour film without much in the way of dialogue. It’s no mean feat. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Revenant

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FILM REVIEW: Spectre

Spectre (Sam Mendes, 2015)

Bond is back! Even if it’s somewhat reluctantly, with Daniel Craig recently decrying his role in the films that catapulted him into the spotlight. Although contracted to do one more Bond film after this one, he’s on record as saying he’d rather slash his wrists than do another one (yes, poor him with his £39 million pay check). Only time will tell, but for now we have Bond 24, a.k.a. Spectre. The question on everyone’s lips: will it be as good as Skyfall? Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Spectre

FILM REVIEW: Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015)

Ten years in the making, the latest Mad Max instalment blazes into cinemas this month with a resounding bang. Forget The Avengers, forget Transformers, forget every other action movie you’ve ever seen (because chances are, they weren’t that good). And get ready for George Miller to change the game. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Mad Max: Fury Road

FILM REVIEW: The Drop

The Drop (Michaël R. Roskam, 2014)

“From the author of Shutter Island and Mystic River, starring Tom Hardy…” Imma stop you right there because I’m already sold. After those edge-of-your-seat, gripping, twisty films I was eager to see author Dennis Lehane’s first screenwriting gig, based on his short story Animal Rescue.  Plus TOM HARDY.  Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Drop