Tag Archives: Michael Caine

Youth, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachael Weisz, Jane Fonda, Paul Dano, Alexander Macqueen, Chloe Pirrie, Madalina Diana Ghenea, Gabriella Belisario, Roly Serrano, Nate Dern, Alex Beckett, Mark Gessner, Tom Lipinski, Luna Zimic Mijovic, Ed Stoppard, Paloma Faith, Heidi Maria Glössner, Helmut Förnbacher, Sumi Jo.

Life, if you’re fortunate, is made of many facets of ingenuity and peace, as well as the insanity that prevails through being a fully paid up member of the Human Race. Music though surely is the most over-riding of all emotions to get tangled up in and to be able to have running through your mind, after all, even in the solitude of an arid desert exists music and poetry as the sands shift with the wind.

The Last Witch Hunter, Film Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 7.5/10

Cast: Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Michael Caine, Julie Engelbrecht, Rena Owen, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Isaach De Bankolé, Michael Halsey, Bex Taylor Klaus, Lotte Verbeek.

It is the enemies that you don’t see coming that leads the soul to mortal terror. Those that hate you and openly declare war on you and your kind, at least with those you can reason with, draw a line in the idle and share Time on Earth without ever seeing again, it is those that profess to have your best interests at heart that you have to wary of.

Kingsman: The Secret Service, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Taron Egerton, Mark Hamill, Mark Strong, Michael Caine, Sophia Boutella, Jack Davenport, Samantha Womack, Sophie Cookson, Tom Prior, Alisha Heng, Corey Johnson, Hanna Alstrom, Edward Holcroft, Geoff Bell, Lily Travers.

 

Interstellar, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy, Matt Damon, Topher Grace, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, David Oyelowo, Collette Wolfe, Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck, Timothée Chalamet, Francis X. McCarthy, Bill Irwin, William Devane, David Gyasi, Josh Stewart, Leah Cairns, Liam Dickinson.

Madness, Gig Review. Liverpool Echo Arena.

Suggs at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Photograph by Ian D. Hall.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * *

The curtain draws back at the Echo Arena and suddenly one of the biggest indoor parties opens up before an excited and fervent audience full of passion.  A collective desire to see one of the best bands of their generation perform their new songs and greatest hits for them, it can only mean one thing…that Madness are back in town again.

The Dark Knight Rises. Film Review.

Originally published on L.S. Media. 23rd July 2012.

L.S. Media Rating ****

Cast: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cillian Murphy, Josh Pence, Liam Neeson, Nestor Carbonell, Alon Abutbul, Juno Temple, Matthew Modine, Ben Mendelsohn, Tom Conti, Burn Gorman.

The arc is complete, the third and (supposed) final Batman film starring Christian Bale as The Dark Knight gets underneath the skin of the man and the protector of Gotham City and leaves in its wake all other versions of Bob Kane’s greatest creation.