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).  … Continue reading THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE

COWBOYS & ALIENS

Odeon East Kilbride, 21.08.11 After the success of Super 8 (J.J. Abrams, 2011) at the start of the month, the summer of films has taken something of an upturn in fortune, which continues with Jon Favreau's latest action genre mash-up, Cowboys & Aliens.  Like Super 8, Cowboys & Aliens has taken a tried and tested genre, … Continue reading COWBOYS & ALIENS

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 … Continue reading RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES