———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!

I, Frankenstein – 2014

Wow….just, wow. There are films that are dissatisfying due to being overhyped and talked up far too much, there are films that are dissatisfying due to silly being poor in … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – 2014

2014 has been quite a remarkable year for films thus far, primarily given the tally of sequels that achieve the impossible – outdo their predecessors. The sequel to the surprisingly … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 7 Comments

Snowpiercer – 2014

The announcement of Chris Evans quitting the acting business in favour for directorial aspirations is disappointing and incredibly upsetting after watching him in “Snowpiercer”. Not only is this his finest … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Movie Poster: A Simple Formula

For promotional purposes, nothing, apart form the trailer itself comes close to having such an enticing effect on an audience than the poster. Seeing a poster of someone or something … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Zero Theorem – 2014

From “The Holy Grail” to “Brazil”, to “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas”, the works of Terry Gilliam can all be described simply as, weird. Gilliam’s latest, starring Matt Damon, … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Other Woman – 2014

A B-grade actress/wife of a B-Grade director, an actress past her prime, a supermodel and an insulting excuse for a pop star are the four primary female stars in this … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Good Vibrations – 2014

I, I like the colourless clothes he wears, and the way the Belfast sun dampens his hair. We, hear the sounds of his gentle words, as the wind lifts his … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Top 10 Favourite Television Opening Credits

The opening sequence to a series can be the make or break factor to an audience. Some are extensive, enthralling and powerful, whilst others can achieve the exact same effect … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Two Faces Of January – 2014

Anticipation was at an exceptional level for this one. From the director of “Drive”, producer of “Tinker Tailor, Soldier Spy” and starring Aragorn, Llewyn Davis and Marie Antoinette, “The Two Faces … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gravity – 2013

Outer space is a terrifying concept. The lifelessness, the airlessness, it is not a place to be occupied by human life. Mankind is naturally curious, and it is a triumphant … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 2 Comments
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