Saturday, 19 April 2014

Noah (2014)

Visionary auteur meets studio, agrees to make the ultimate disaster movie. Hilarity ensues.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Black Butler (黒執事) (2014)

Black Butler takes extraordinary liberties with its source material—and pulls off something most interesting

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

A fastidious hotel concierge (Ralph Fiennes) who’s a hit with the elderly ladies is willed a priceless masterpiece of a painting when a dowager (Tilda Swinton in baroque old age makeup) inevitably expires. He hasn’t got any time to enjoy it thanks to the machinations of a moustache-twirling evil heir (Adrien Brody) and his violent henchman (Willem Dafoe), but you have about over 90 minutes to savour a carefully-crafted comic caper.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Poor Captain America. The superhero just got thawed out of an ice block. Yet before he’s had time for enough fish out of water shenanigans to fuel an SNL special, he’s had to fight off an alien invasion and now a global espionage conspiracy that may have compromised or even subverted SHIELD, his new employer.