Right in the Gag Reflex! The Human Centipede 1&2

Last night myself and my housemate made a probably quite daft decision to watch The Human Centipede films. I’d avoided these films like the plague because, well, what’s appealing about a film that’s premise is several people get kidnapped and sewn together mouth to arse? Nothing really. More horrific than the film itself is the fact that writer/director Tom Six actually thought it up. But he … Continue reading Right in the Gag Reflex! The Human Centipede 1&2

Painless

Painless (originally called Insensibles) is a fantasy horror film set in Catalonia which tells two stories that interlink. One is set during the Spanish civil war as an asylum rehabilitates a group of children with an ‘illness’ that means they are unable to feel pain. The second is set in the present day as a neurosurgeon who survives a car accident discovers by fluke that … Continue reading Painless

The Inbetweeners 2

Everyone’s favourite group of socially challenged school boys  are back with their sequel to the 2011 The Inbetweeners Movie. The foursome reunite in The Inbetweeners 2 for a trip to Australia and, as is to be expected, hilarity ensues. Will (Simon Bird), Neil (Blake Harrison) and Simon (Joe Thomas) head ‘down under’ to surprise Jay (James Buckley), who is on an amazing gap year in Oz, where he is supposedly … Continue reading The Inbetweeners 2

Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

With the recent news of Robin Williams’ tragic death, the subject of suicide and related mental illnesses is more important than ever. A subject that is still very taboo in many places around the world, suicide is something we avoid talking about, or even acknowledging. World Suicide Prevention Day falls on the 10th of September and Davin, an independent Irish feature film by director Graham … Continue reading Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

Chef

Chef; film about a man rekindling his passion for cooking whilst also reuniting with his estranged wife and son or a love letter to modern technology? Chef is a warm romantic comedy/drama firmly in the here-and-now with social media references galore. A chef loses his restaurant job after refusing to continue cooking the same old menu. With no money and a desperate need to rebuild his waning reputation Carl Casper … Continue reading Chef

Walk of Shame

A woman in a yellow dress with a terrible hangover running around like a headless chicken with no phone, keys or money may sound like an entertaining ninety-five minutes to you, but please think twice before you commit. Meghan (Elizabeth Banks), a promising reporter, comes very close to realising her dream as a news anchor when she is offered the job of a lifetime. But a … Continue reading Walk of Shame

Jimmy

There’s something heartwarming about family drama’s like Jimmy. They make you laugh and cry at the same time but are ultimately great feel-good movies. Jimmy (Ian Colletti) is a mentally challenged teenager who regularly interacts with supernatural beings only he can see, whom he calls ‘watchers’. Struggling with his ability to see things others can’t Jimmy lands himself in trouble after overhearing something he shouldn’t and … Continue reading Jimmy

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

The film a lot of people have been dreading this summer, Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie hit cinema screens earlier this month and totally smashed the box office, holding top spot upon its release above contemporaries such as Tammy, The Fault in our Stars and 22 Jump Street. But why, if so many people claim to despise it, did it do so fecking well? Everyone’s favourite (or most hated, depending on which side … Continue reading Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

The Single Moms Club

A group of women from very different walks of life are all brought together when they are called into school to talk about their misbehaving kids. When forced to spend time together getting involved with the school to ensure their children aren’t expelled, the women eventually set aside their differences and find happiness and laughter in their shared experiences. Single mums are often represented in romance … Continue reading The Single Moms Club