THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE

Odeon East Kilbride, 27.08.11- The very British cinema genre of successful television comedy going to the big screen is one littered with disasters.  Think of the poor feature-length versions of On The Buses (1971, Harry Booth), Porridge (1979, Dick Clement), Bean (1997, Mel Smith), or the nadir of them all, the deplorable Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000, Ed Bye). …

ONE DAY

Odeon East Kilbride, 24.08.11 The novel One Day by David Nicholls takes the typical boy meets girl story and spreads it over twenty years by focusing on where each of the main characters, Emma and Dexter, are on one day - the 15th of July - every year from 1988 to 2008. It's a neat trick…

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Odeon East Kilbride, 17.08.11 Along with the trend in recent years for the Hollywood studios to rely more and more on sequels and known franchises for their big budget summer films.  Rather than recognising that a franchise is dead, has run its course and every possible  storyline has been mined, studios have begun rebooting films in order…

SUPER 8

Cineworld Glasgow, 05.08.11   What's this oddity arriving in cinema in this summer of 2011? It's a summer Hollywood film, but it's not based on a comic book superhero, it's not a sequel, (nor is it franchise-friendly opener), it doesn't star any big names, and it's not a remake of a European or Asian hit, it's not…