Monday, June 25, 2012

Pitch Perfect

The film reminds me of Glee but set in college which is exactly what it is. Beca, joins an all girl singing group injecting some much needed energy into it and freshens up the group ready to take on their male rivals on campus, not much information has been released yet so hopefully with more trailers we will get a better look at what this movie is going to be about.

The film stars Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Alexis Knapp, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson and Anna Camp. Originally i wasn't a big fan of Anna Kendrick when i watched Twilight, probably because i didn't like her character but after watching Scott Pilgrim and 50/50 i started to like her as an actress, so i hope that this film will be as good as the others that she has been in.

I am looking forward to seeing this film, it looks like it will be a great laugh. Even though i like Glee i hope that this film isn't going to fall into the trap of trying to be Glee and instead try and stand on its own as a Comedy musical.

The film is set for release on the 5th October 2012.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Breaking Dawn Part 2 Trailer

The trailer for the highly anticipated final part to the Twilight Saga has finally been released. No more 10 second teasers or photos we finally have a trailer to sink out teeth into.

The film will see our favourite sparkling vampires back in their roles to fight for their lives. If you haven't read the books yet, Why?? you need to read them before you watch the film because i am not afraid to give you non readers any spoilers because the dedicated fans will have read the books and no what is install for us.

When we left off Bella had just given birth (quite horrifically) to baby Renesmee and the only way for her to live is for Edward to turn her into a vampire and they were at war with the Werewolves so we are all left wondering what is going to happen when Bella wakes up as a vampire, if you have read the books you will know what is going to happen and i am hoping that what is in the books will be able to translate onto film like it should cause in the past it sometimes hasn't worked very well.

Robert Pattinson and Kristin Stewart are back as out to love birds with Tayler Lautner, Ashley Greene, Dakota Fanning, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbourne, Nikki Reid, Peter Facinelli and Billy Burke are all back reprising their roles with Mackenzie Foy comes in as Renesmee,

I am looking forward to seeing the film, like the Harry Potter, i am looking forward to seeing how it will all end.

Breaking Dawn Part 2 is set for release on the 16th November World Wide

So here it is the trailer we have all been looking forward to seeing!!!

I'm so excited!!!

What did you think of the trailer?? Are you excited?? (Leave comments)

Monday, June 18, 2012


The 33rd Full-Length Disney animated film is Pocahontas which i have just added to my DVD collection after i saw it on offer in HMV. I have the majority of Disney films on video but i no longer have a video player so i have slowly been re-building my collection on DVD and have just added Pocahontas to my collection.

I love this film so much!! The story, the characters, the animation and especially the music which won 2 Oscars in 1996.

The film was first released in 1995 and tells the story of Pocahontas the daughter of Chief of a Native American tribe and her encounter the settlers, especially John Smith who arrives on a ship from England. Even though they come from different backgrounds their love develops as well as the friction between the Natives and the British that are settling on their land.

The music in this film is amazing and the songs just get into your head and they deserved the 2 Oscar's they got, because the soundtrack is phenomenal.

This is a much watch Disney classic!!!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Charlie Bartlett

Certificate: R Directer: Jon Poll Cast: Anton Yelchin, Kat Dennings, Hope Davis and
Robert Downey Jr Distributor: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  Running Time: 97 mins

Charlie (Anton Yelchin) is the typical high school student who just wants to be accepted by the kids at school, when we first meet him he has just been expelled from school for making and selling fake Id's in his room, we find out that he comes from a very rich family after his mum (Hope Davis) tries to buy his way back into the school and when she asks him why he was making the Id's his reply was that he wanted to be accepted, that he wanted to be happy and popular and that was the point of high school, to be accepted. The suggestion that Charlie should move home and attend public school is brought forward. We see Charlie and his mum sat at the piano and he is reminding her that she needs to take her meds and that normal kids don't show up to school with a chauffeur and that he should take the bus.

We cut to Robert Downey Jr entering his house and we meet his Daughter Susan (Kat Dennings) who calls her dad the Principle and he has a difficult relationship with his ex wife when he is sat at his desk drinking whiskey and he cuts off the voice message from her and then we see him driving a toy boat around his pool drinking whiskey.

When Charlie starts school he gets on the bus and gets some strange looks because he is dressed in a suit and has a brief case, he gets mistaken for a teacher by Susan because of the way he is dressed and when he goes into the bathroom he interrupts the school "bad boy" Murphy (Tyler Hilton) and gets his head stuffed down the toilet, so school doesn't start very well for Charlie he is an outcast because he is new and dresses weird compared to the other students. Charlie auditions for the school play which is quite funny so i don't want to give any spoilers for that, and when he gets beaten up by the school bullies his mums response is the call in the shrink. The shrink solution is to put him on some meds.

After some interesting side affects to taking the new meds ( if you have ever watched The Big Bang Theory its similar to when Sheldon drinks coffee and dresses like the Flash) he realizes that he can sell the Ritalin with the help of Murphy at the school dance and make a load of money and  lets just say there are some funny side affects. A kid at school comes up to Charlie to get some drugs because of Charlies connections when Charlie can't help him he finds a way by trying to find the right drug to give him and goes to the Shrink relaying the information and symptoms that Kit told Charlie to get the drugs to help him and gets the drugs. Charlie becomes the new school shrink with kids coming up to him in his "office" for advice and drugs with the help of Murphy. Along with Charlies drug/psychiatric business doing well his relationship with Susan is also developing much to her dads disapproval (he also has a drinking problem).

One of the kids that Charlie tried to help Kit, tries to kill himself by taking a load of sedatives, which leads to a confrontation between Charlie and Nathan about him selling drugs. Charlie tries to make it up to Kit by helping him with the play that he wrote onto the stage and he tries to get Murphy to go on a date with a girl he really likes. A protest breaks out over cameras being installed in the school and the principle is placing the blame on Charlie even though he isn't a part of the protest because he doesn't want to be expelled again. Things come head to head with the principle over Susan after Nathan jumps to the wrong conclusions, Charlie gets arrested, students riot in protest and another confrontation between Nathan and charlie occurs this time with a gun, that is where i am going to leave it, you will have to watch it to see what happens at the end.

The films is great, it shows the life of a high school student that will do anything to fit on, even if it is illegal and how he deals with social pressures a lot of the time films like this are done from more of a female perspective so its nice to see something different. Anton Yelchin is brilliant in the role of Charlie and there are some great moments especially between Charlie and his mum, who Charlie is clearly the adult in the family as he looks after his mother because his father isn't around. I love Robert Downey Jr and he doesn't disappoint in the film he is just brilliant especially in the scenes he shares with Yelchin and Kat Dennings (who is great in the film) . This is defiantly a film to watch.

Rating: 8/10

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Bourne Legacy Trailer

The latest trailer for Bourne Legacy has been released. The film carries on from where Bourne Ultimatum finished with the public and political fall out caused by "Operation Treadstone". The CIA decides to shut down "Operation Outcome" the successor to "Treadstone". Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner) an agent from Operation Outcome and Stephanie Snyder the doctor that helper create the agents must find a way to escape the CIA before they are terminated.

The film is directed by Tony Gilroy who was the screen writer for the first to films. Along side Jeremy Renner the film also stars Rachel Weisz , Ed Norton, Joan Allen, David Strathairn, Albert Finney and Scott Glenn.

I am looking forward to see what Jeremy Rennner brings to the film, i liked him in Mission Impossible 4 and Avengers so i hope he can stand out in this film especially since he has to live up to Matt Damon's Jason Bourne, so there are some big boots to fill and i have my fingers crossed that he can fill them.

The film is set for release on the 3rd August in the US and on the 13th August in the UK