Embers – Movie Review

One of the things I really love doing on this blog is introducing all of you to great new films that may not be on your radar – but really deserve some recognition. As such, when I recently discovered a fantastic little Sci-Fi Drama called “Embers” I simply HAD to share it with you all. […]

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An Idiot’s Guide To The Oscars

So, a friend and fellow blogger over at “this week in movies” has just put up a really great Oscar guide 🙂 His blogs are always great, you guys should totally check his page out!! As well as that, i’ll be doing a live stream thing on twitter reacting to all of the Oscar news. I’d love it if you joined in on the hashtag #ReelReviewOscars (or just follow me @ReelReviewDude) – it should be a lot of fun.


This Week In Movies: A Blog Written By James Stephenson

So…we made it. After one of the most wide-open, topsy-turvy races in history, we find ourselves on the verge of the 2016 Academy Awards, and the 88th running of this ceremony feels like its got a point to prove. While I don’t want to focus on the controversies surrounding this year’s awards, I feel like I have to address it now in order to get it out of the way – the diversity crisis that has engulfed the Oscars will undoubtedly overshadow this year’s ceremony. And in some ways, I don’t feel like that’s fair on the Academy – after all, all they do is pick the best performances out of the pool they’re given. I realized this when, days after the nominations were announced (hard to believe that was more than a month ago now), I tried to find room for an African-American nominee, and I admittedly struggled. The…

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Deadpool – Movie Review :)

Part gory action movie, part dark comedy and part romance film(ish); Deadpool stars Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson, a mercenary who gets given super powers by a shady organisation, run by the mysterious Ajax. As a result of this, Wade is turned into the loud-mouthed anti-hero Deadpool, an un-killable badass with a mutated face.  However, […]

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