IN TIME

Odeon Glasgow Quay, 16.11.11 After a gap of 6 years since he wrote and directed Nicolas Cage in the average Lord Of War (2005), Andrew Niccol is back with In Time, a film in which he returns to the sci-fi world that he mined successfully for Gattaca (1997) and to a lesser extent in S1mone (2001). Set in the near future, In … Continue reading IN TIME

TYRANNOSAUR

Cineworld Glasgow, 11.10.11 Debut feature director Paddy Considine and star Peter Mullen have both been at pains in press interviews for their new film Tyrannosaur to emphasise that it is not another British film of social realism, in the line of Ken Loach or Tony Richardson. One obvious reason for this is that such a label … Continue reading TYRANNOSAUR

CONTAGION

Cineworld Glasgow, 09.11.11 Steven Soderbergh has gathered another all-star cast for his latest multi dimensional drama, this time tracing the stories of several people all affected by the outbreak of a new virus that threatens to wipe out mankind.  Where Traffic (2000) was about drugs and the effect on people's lives in the real world, this is … Continue reading CONTAGION

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN

Odeon East Kilbride, 08.11.11 One of the nicest touches about Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's big screen adaptation of the boy reporter Tintin occurs just after the opening credit sequence - itself a charming animation in its own right as it follows the distinctive silhouette of Tintin on a foot chase through Hergé's memorable world. We are then situated in a … Continue reading THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN