Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan

Film Ranking: M. Night Shyamalan Night Shyamalan has a wide range of films with a wide range of quality and having watched them all for the Success or Failure segment I am now going to rank them in terms of my favourite to least favourite (note: this is not ranked by quality, as #1 willContinue reading “Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan”

Film Review: The Last Airbender (2010)

‘Winner of five Razzie Awards (including the big ‘Worst Picture’, ‘Worst Director’ and ‘Worst Screenplay’ awards), The Last Airbender is a terrible adaptation’ Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan The Last Airbender, 2010 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Noah Ringer, Dev Patel, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi, Cliff Curtis   BasedContinue reading “Film Review: The Last Airbender (2010)”

Film Review: Insidious (2010)

Insidious, 2010 Directed by: James Wan Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell   After working together in setting up the Saw franchise, James Wan (Saw) joins forces with Leigh Whannell once again in starting up another horror franchise: Insidious. After Josh (Patrick Wilson, The Conjuring) and Renai (Rose Byrne, Insidious:Continue reading “Film Review: Insidious (2010)”

Classic Film Review: Despicable Me (2010)

Despicable Me, 2010 Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Starring: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Will Arnett, Julie Andrews   The first in the Despicable Me trilogy of films, Despicable Me introduces us to Gru (Steve Carell), an evil supervillain working on his latest project with his sidekick Dr. NefarioContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Despicable Me (2010)”

Classic Film Review: The Hurt Locker (2009)

And the Oscar Goes to: The Hurt Locker, 2009 Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Ralph Fiennes   Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner, The House) is assigned the new team leader of a U. S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit in the Iraq war after an explosive killed formerContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Hurt Locker (2009)”

Film Review: The King’s Speech (2010)

And the Oscar Goes to: The King’s Speech, 2010 Directed by: Tom Hooper Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Timonthy Spall   Of the seven most recent Oscar winners, four, including The King’s Speech, are based on true events. The King’s Speech is a story on how a speech therapist aidedContinue reading “Film Review: The King’s Speech (2010)”