Considering the last thing I saw Keanu Reeves in was the awful, dull, depressing, dull, unimaginative, dull, unnecessary, and desperately dull remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still, I thought the days of the eternal Reeves were over and that we could only reminisce of when things were excellent and he would always choose wisely, both with pills and films.
Well it seems that everyone, their friends, their enemies and their enemy’s friends seems to have read, or at least heard of, The Fault in Our Stars. Perhaps you’ve seen the very successful film? I haven’t, I’m just saying you may have. But in any case, John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars has brought him to the centre of public attention outside of his YouTube fame but the question is: is the hype justified? With that said, let’s dive into the obviously WordPress famous obligatory overview (warning: sarcasm may have just been used). Continue reading “Febookuary – The Fault in Our Stars – Better than Okay”
So going into this film, I had not yet realised that this would be the last film I would see Philip Seymour Hoffman in outside of the last two Hunger Games films. It is strange to think that, despite his death early in the year, his works will continue to come out until 2015.
‘Remember, remember, the 5th of November,
The Gunpowder Treason and plot,
I see of no reason, why the Gunpowder Treason,
Should ever be forgot.’
As Oscar Wilde said: “There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” So I shall do justice by this quote and attempt to talk as much about Oscar Wilde in this review of the 1997 biopic film Wilde. But first the standard overview.