Ender’s Game

Franchises of successful books with plentiful sequel options are hot properties in Hollywood nowadays. Thus it’s unsurprising that Orson Scott Card’s Ender series has been picked up, and kicked off with Ender’s Game. Asa Butterfield stars as a diminutive and manipulative young boy, drafted into a training program for prodigal strategists to fight off a … Continue reading Ender’s Game

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Filth

The novels of Irvine Welsh are often noted for the surrealist qualities which make them seemingly very difficult to envisage on the big screen. Despite this, Danny Boyle’s adaptation of Trainspotting is firmly ensconced in the pantheon of great British films, with several of its alternately horrifying and rapturous scenes embedded in the public consciousness. … Continue reading Filth