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By Stephen Lavington on 11 September 2005 Comments Off

Changes made in the jump from page to screen can sometimes make a major difference to the fundamental direction of the character, and this is the case in ‘Constantine’…

By Mark Clapham on 17 March 2005 Comments Off

Getting a lot of things wrong can add up to make a right.

By Mark Clapham on 03 April 2004 Comments Off

‘The Matrix Revolutions’ is not the unmitigated disaster that some have claimed, but it’s certainly a very disappointing end to the trilogy…

By Jon de Burgh Miller on 24 December 2003 Comments Off

Gun-obsessed psychos the world over will be venturing out of their parents’ basements in their droves this week as the final part of the Matrix trilogy is unleashed on the world…

By Mark Clapham on 11 November 2003 Comments Off

‘The Matrix Reloaded’ remains just as impressive on the small screen…

By Stephen Lavington on 24 May 2003 Comments Off

This is not so much ‘Matrix 2′ as ‘Matrix 2a’, with 2b out at the end of the year and, as such, any final judgement will have to wait.

By Mark Clapham on 24 May 2003 Comments Off

If anyone ever taught the Wachowski brothers, writer/directors of ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, the lesson that ‘less is more’, then they certainly weren’t listening…

By Eddie Robson on 24 May 2003 Comments Off

It’s an odd experience to find popular opinion shifting around you whilst you yourself remain perfectly still…

By Jon de Burgh Miller on 08 November 2002 Comments Off

There’s a bomb on a bus, and if it slows down it blows! What a fantastic high-concept for a movie. One of several films that tried to fill the void left by James Bond ‘Speed’ is…

By Eddie Robson on 20 May 2002 Comments Off

Does anybody else still think of Keanu Reeves as Ted Theodore Logan? I know I do. I’ve had to review his last couple of movies, The Gift and The Watcher, and I just thought, ‘Oh look, it’s Ted and he’s a murderer.’