18th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×06: The Vigil’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell For fans of The Stand there are certain characters and events that stand out. In episode 6 we finally get to see not only one of the favourite characters from the book finally make his appearance, but […]

15th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×05: Fear & Loathing in New Vegas’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell One of the strongest things about The Stand has always been about the characters. Now we are in the second half of this new adaption of the book it is fair to say that the characters are […]

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14th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×04: The House of the Dead’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now that we are reaching the mid-point of The Stand with it’s fourth episode, the focus should be moving onto how people fight against the Flagg. This is exactly what we get, but the problems with the […]

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11th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×03: Blank Pages’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now onto the third episode of The Stand, it is obvious that things have to start happening. With so many characters still to be discovered though, it’s almost expected we’ll be seeing plenty of flashbacks. Now that […]

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05th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×02: Pocket Saviour’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell It is fair to say that the new version of The Stand still has the shadow of the original mini-series to escape from. This week we get introduced to some of the other characters fans will have […]

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18th Dec2020

‘The Stand 1×01’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Being a big fan of the Mick Garris mini-series I couldn’t help but go into this new version of The Stand ready to compare it with the 1994 version. Times have changed though and so has The […]

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04th Jun2020

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Blu-ray Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Lee Majdoub, Neal McDonough, Tom Butler, Frank C. Turner | Written by Patrick Casey, Josh Miller | Directed by Jeff Fowler Things didn’t exactly get off to a flying start with the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. When the initial trailer was released, fans […]

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10th Apr2020

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Lee Majdoub, Neal McDonough, Tom Butler, Frank C. Turner | Written by Patrick Casey, Josh Miller | Directed by Jeff Fowler Things didn’t exactly get off to a flying start with the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. When the initial trailer was released, fans […]

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17th Jan2016

‘Bad Bromance’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor, Russell Posner, Henry Zebrowski, Kyle Bornheimer, Mike White, Corrina Lyons, Donna Duplantier, Charlotte Gale, Denise Williamson, Han Soto, Danielle Greenup, Dermot Mulroney | Written and Directed by Andrew Mogel, Jarrad Paul Bad Bromance. That’s an interesting title… You might not have heard it till the debut […]

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09th Jul2015

‘Unfinished Business’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco, Sienna Miller, June Diane Raphael, Britton Sear, Ella Anderson, Nick Frost, James Marsden | Written by Steve Conrad | Directed by Ken Scott Daniel Trunkman (Vaughn), a hard-working but disillusioned salesman, decides to set up on his own and take on the big man – or more specifically […]

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17th Jun2015

‘The Loft’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Rhona Mitra, Eric Stonestreet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Isabel Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Valerie Cruz, Kali Rocha, Elaine Cassidy, Margarita Levieva, Kristin Lehman, Robert Wisdom, Ric Reitz | Written by Bart De Pauw, Wesley Strick | Directed by Erik Van Looy I often question why movies are remade, especially those where it […]

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16th Dec2013

‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, James Marsden, Meagan Good | Written by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell | Directed by Adam McKay Like many people in my age group, my friends and I fell in love with the first Anchorman film over beery evenings with piles […]

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06th Oct2013

‘Bachelorette’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, Rebel Wilson, Hayes MacArthur, James Marsden, Adam Scott, Kyle Bornheimer | Written and Directed by Leslye Headland Having debuted simultaneously in cinemas and on VOD in August, Bachelorette finally comes to DVD and Blu-ray on Monday courtesy of Lionsgate. The film follows Becky (Wilson), who is set to […]

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13th Aug2013

‘2 Guns’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton, Fred Ward, James Marsden, Edward James Olmos | Written by Blake Masters, Steven Grant | Directed by Baltasar Kormákur Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg talk quickly and shoot things in this knockabout action comedy set along the US-Mexican border. They play a pair of dudes involved in drug […]

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