Ten Must-see Films Hitting the Big Screen in 2015

2014 has been a great year for film (a 2014 year in Movies article is upcoming here on The Cinephiliacs) and 2015 looks to be even better, with some incredibly anticipated films on the horizon, and some lesser known ones that I am, personally, totally excited for. So, here is a list of a mere 10 of those films, ten movies that will have me … Continue reading Ten Must-see Films Hitting the Big Screen in 2015

Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965) Review {by Tim Walker}

  (The following review was contributed by Tim Walker. Tim also writes for his own blog, here.) So, Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster, or as it should more accurately be called, stock footage: the movie. After a rather peculiar opening credit sequence, we see an alien space craft hovering outside the earth’s atmosphere. In the control room of the ship we meet our villains, Princess Marcuzan … Continue reading Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965) Review {by Tim Walker}

White Reindeer (2013) Review

There’s the odd occasion where you see a film, and its cover and title insinuate that it’s one thing, but it turns out it isn’t quite as you’d imagined. White Reindeer is one of those films. A Christmas movie in the sense that it’s set during Christmas-time, but otherwise an indie drama with pitch black humour mixed in. Directed by Zach Clark (Modern Love is … Continue reading White Reindeer (2013) Review

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Review

2011’s Rupert Wyatt directed “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” was a smash-hit both commercially and critically and re-launched the “Apes” franchise with a shotgun blast, introducing it to a new audience whilst simultaneously returning it to the hearts of existing fans. I loved “Rise…” and was excited about the release of “Dawn…” the sequel. Directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In), the … Continue reading Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Review

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Review

The sequel to the highly successful DreamWorks Animation How to Train Your Dragon, we again find ourselves following Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and his trusty dragon Toothless in their adventures on the island of Berk and beyond. Joining the story five years after the first, where Hiccup managed to unite the Vikings of Berk and the dragons that were once the enemy, we see that life … Continue reading How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Review