Published 3 December 2014 • 31 minutes, 31 seconds
A big favourite of the last Oscar season that we missed out on, we catch up on Her. We provide the useful consumer advice, probably too late for most, that this is not a film to pick for a video night with your parents.
Published 26 November 2014 • 38 minutes, 30 seconds
Katniss Everdeen survived a second hunger games (just), and now the rebellion is in open war against the Capitol. Katie is not emotionally prepared for this. Mel is over-invested in the fate of the cat. The best-named characters in literature are back for the penultimate Hunger Games movie. Feels abound.
Published 19 November 2014 • 59 minutes, 14 seconds
Christopher Nolan returns with a long, noisy, serious hard sci-fi film, Interstellar. Matthew McConaughey plays a down-home dad, NASA pilot and engineer sent on a mission to find a planet not yet ruined by humans.
Published 12 November 2014 • 35 minutes, 51 seconds
Brad Pitt and a ragtag band of misfits have survived for most of WWII in their battered old tank, Fury. Newbie Norman, lately called up to the front from a desk job, must replace a beloved member of the team and accompany them on one last mission.
Published 15 October 2014 • 36 minutes, 12 seconds
On her fifth wedding anniversary, Amy Elliott Dunne disappears from the home she shares with her husband Nick. As Nick follows the clues she left behind, he becomes the main suspect in her disappearance.
Katie makes us watch a Step Up movie due to her obsession with So You Think You Can Dance. We enjoy some spectacularly bad acting and some spectacularly good dancing and totally make some clever intellectual points.
A boy called Eggs is raised by creatures called Boxtrolls who live under the streets of Cheesebridge. Social climbing local Archibald Snatcher tries to exterminate the Boxtrolls in return for a prestigious white hat.