Movie Reviews

Movie Review: 10.000 Km starring Natalia Tena


Check out MuggleNet's review of Natalia Tena's latest film, 10.000Km, currently screening as part of the BFI London Film Festival. Read More »

Movie Review: Pride starring Imelda Staunton & Bill Nighy

Pride film poster

Pride, starring Potter alumni Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy and Jessie Cave, is an uplifting tale of acceptance and solidarity. Read our full review now. Read More »

Movie Review: What If starring Daniel Radcliffe


The taglines of Daniel Radcliffe's new film, What If, reads like someone's diary. But - aren't they true? Who hasn't been in that situation? You meet someone who is so "perfect" for you in so many ways, and they are either attached or unavailable. I think exactly this - the truthful, honest nature of the film - is what makes it total and complete success. Read More »

Movie Review: The Fault In Our Stars


I guess for those of you (are there even any?) who haven’t read the book, I should give a quick overview. Hazel Grace Lancaster, the teenage narrator, meets Augustus Waters at a cancer support group. He’s in remission, she’s stable but has an uncertain future, and they’re both tired of cancer clichés. They fall in love... Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack


The second installation of The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, premiered in theaters on December 13, 2013 and has since made over $258 million dollars at the box office. It's an impressive film, the one I prefer of the two, actually. There is said to be hours upon hours of special feature footage out there from the entire process - but you won't find any of it on the April 8th release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Gravity’ Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack


Alfonso Cuarón has long been one of my favorite directors (I can hear the anti-Cuaronites booing as I type this) and Gravity only cemented that for me. No matter what you think about his choices, story-telling ability, etc., you would have to admit that he is a visionary. It's always clear how passionate Alfonso is, and again, Gravity was obviously no exception. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘After the Dark’ starring Bonnie Wright & Freddie Stroma


In truth, the film is a bit of a mind-f***, but one that can be thoroughly enjoyable if you allow yourself to go where the story goes rather than trying to stuff it into a specific categorical box. After the Dark is not what you’re expecting, but it is a film that will make you question everything. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Robocop’ starring Gary Oldman


For those uninitiated, Robocop tells the story of a robotics corporation, OmniCorp, which has made its fortune installing law enforcement robots abroad. Dr. Dennett Norton, played by the great Gary Oldman, was one of the more interesting characters in the film. WARNING: This review contains spoilers. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Separate We Come, Separate We Go’ – directed by Bonnie Wright & featuring David Thewlis


In this ten minute short film, directed by Bonnie Wright, a young girl named Thea discovers the power of her imagination with the help of a stranger she meets along the beach in her coastal town. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ starring Emma Thompson


After watching the trailer for Saving Mr. Banks, I expected a light-hearted comedic historical film about how the classic Disney film Mary Poppins came together—but what I got was both much darker and more enjoyable than the film I had anticipated. Read More »