Out Now – 30th May 2012

Snow White and the Huntsman
This year’s second film about Snow White, not starring Felicity Jones as once rumoured, is not the wacky comedy of Mirror, Mirror but rather a swords and sorcery adventure movie. Kristen Stewart lends her lip-biting acting to the titular role as one of Disney’s princesses gone medieval alongside Chris Hemsworth with his Thor arms and golden locks. Most excitingly the dwarves are all played by great British actors on their knees. The like of Nick Frost, Bob Hoskins and Ian McShane all get down to waist height in the name of cinema. I think I’ve accidentally made myself want to see this film. Bugger.

The Best is Yet to Come: 2012

As much as we are obliged to look back over the year just gone, we are obliged to look ahead at the year just beginning. It’s always exciting to look at the next twelve months and all the exciting treats that are coming to our screens. Below are my personal picks of the films worth seeing in 2012, and I’m hoping there will be many more besides, a few gems I haven’t even heard of yet. Continue reading