———Billy's Film Reviews———

A series of film reviews and opinion pieces from a second year film student. The bracketed numbers represent the particular film's rating on Empire Magazine's "500 Greatest Movies Of All Time" list. Requests are more than welcomed! Happy Reading!

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – 2014

For a sequel that was released almost a decade after the original and was pushed back an entire year, the follow up to one of the most iconic modern neo-noir … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sin City – 2005 (#264)

The filmic movement known as film noir is one that defined an era in not only cinema, but history. Unique, stylised and sharp, the classics of the era all shared … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Inbetweeners 2 – 2014

It may appear biased, but when films or television series revert to having their characters travel abroad to Australia, their escapades and antics are more or less generic, unfunny and … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lucy – 2014

The screening of Luc Besson’s latest picture was a unique and interesting experience. Currently living in Germany, the session that my girlfriend and I attended was dubbed in German – … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Dreams May Come – 1998

Diversity is Robin Williams’ strong point without question, but the term ‘diversity’ can stand for quite a lot. His acting abilities are diverse, his medium forms are diverse and the … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dead Poets Society – 1989

If there was a film that demonstrated Robin Williams’ acting abilities for both a comedic and dramatical role, it would “Dead Poets Society”; a picture that explores rebellion, pride, discovery, … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Good Morning, Vietnam – 1987 (#363)

Rocking once again from the Delta to the DMZ is Robin Williams exhibiting his unorthodox charm, whit and unsurpassable energy as the wizard of wordplay, the mixtape master; Adrian Cronauer. … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Out Of The Furnace – 2013

For a modern, dark dramatical film to really pack a punch, it needs to posses heart, soul, passion and of course, grit. 2013’s “Out Of The Furnace”, an edgy, brooding … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Class of ’92 – 2013

When we look back and reflect upon eras, dynasties and moments in sporting history, countless examples seem to spring to mind. The majority of these examples would not come close … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Birdcage – 1996

Continuing the marathon that celebrates the career of Robin Williams is a lesser known piece, a ‘gay interest’ film as it was labelled. 1996’s “The Birdcage” is a quirky, over … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment
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