Tag Archives: Harry Potter

November 19

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Francis Lawrence brings us an even better round two. (film review)

There is an interesting and surprising theme in Catching Fire, the second of the phenomenally successful The Hunger Games trilogy ( inevitably to come out as four films) that sees love as the central motivator for young sixteen year old girls being posited against the falseness of love as an instrument of media manipulation. It […]

August 23

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Harald Zwart and the tweenie girl thing. (film review)

It is with some trepidation that I approach a review of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. For starters, it is impossible to separate the film from the book and I haven’t read the book.  Also, the film has to be seen in the context of its audience.  There is no point comparing it with […]