Monsters University

It’s summer here in the UK, actual proper summer. There’s sun and everything. So how am I spending the hottest days in Britain in years? In beautifully air conditioned cinemas of course. I’m not a sun-seeker, I have very fair skin and once burned under a normal kitchen light…

X-Men: First Class

I have a bit of a strange relationship with the X-Men films. I loved the first one, thought the second was good enough and the third was a big steaming pile of…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Apes will rise – and I’m on their side

Until recently the new Planet of the Apes film completely passed me by. Perhaps it’s because I’ve never been terribly interested in the whole series that I missed news of its production ….