Tagged: Jennifer Lawrence

Review X-Men Dark Phoenix

Review X-Men Dark Phoenix – not the movie we needed

Early in January I made my list of top Science Fiction movies for 2019. I also placed X-Men Dark Phoenix on that list, with a few caveats. The constant delays and less than stellar career of its director made my me afraid it would flop. By the look of it X-Men Dark Phoenix will flop. So what happened? Back in 2014 Bryan Singer managed to instill a new life into the X-Men franchise with X-Men Days of Future Past. It had a bi-generational cast, that 70s vibe and time-travel. After that we had two Deadpool movies, Logan and a middling...

Bryce Dallas Howard at Golden Globes Awards 2016

Golden Globes Award 2016 – which were the best actresses on the red carpet?

Golden Globes Award 2016 Along with all the reviews of movies and shows comes the glamour. Few events are more glamorous than the yearly Golden Globes Award. This years event was hosted on Sunday and of course included the red carpet event whereby every actress who is anybody tries to outshine everybody else by wearing the most beautiful or risqué dress permissible. In fact, plenty of not permissible fashion have become permissible by demonstrating it on the red carpet. This years focus may have been more on movies rather than TV productions. Actresses such as Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett were heavily...

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer - Donald Sutherland as President Coriolanus Snow

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer and Preview

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer and Preview The last installment of The Hunger Games begins this autumn and it will see Katniss taking the fight to the leaders of Panem. Before the first Hunger Games movie was released I had certainly heard of the books but had not read them. I considered them little more than sci-fi chicklit. I may have been partly right, the novels do cater to a certain audience but they do manage to create an involved for its readers. I will admit to not having read the books, Suzanne Collins works are outside my interests but the first...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire victory posters released!

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire victory posters released!

The first thing on your mind when you hear ‘Hunger Games’ is Jennifer Lawrence photo-shopped picture on every billboard and internet banner there is. This year we get to do it all over again as the sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is slated for a November 22nd release in the US. And to mark the fact that there are only nine months left to release Lionsgate Studios has released two preview posters of antagonists Katniss Evergreen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) on their victory tour as they were the winners (survivors) of the 74th Hunger Games. As you might guess even if you haven’t read...