We root for and relate to our man because we can see the fear and frustration in his eyes, not because he’s a handsome, God-fearing war veteran-cum-action hero with a stunningly beautiful, American Dream family. Or, like, Tom Cruise or whatever.Read the full review on the CeX Blog
I was perfectly happy watching Toy Story 3 and Monsters University on my own steam, and even went to see Despicable Me 2 with a group of other twenty-something guys, but this is one to sit your kids in front of while you’re busy doing something else.Read the full review on the CeX Blog
Lingering shots, wordless conversations, and unsympathetic characters abound. There are only so many times the “strained home life” card can be played before you start wishing the characters would sit down and do something about it.Read the full review on the CeX Blog
I wonder if CeX published this today to coincide with Pride, or if it’s just a coincidence. Either way it’s kind of fitting, especially considering Floating Skyscrapers’ credentials as Poland’s first gay-interest film.
I’m working on a couple more reviews for CeX at the moment. They should be popping up in the next week or so, so please do follow me and let me know what you think.
For the most part, it just holds up different things and says, “Look! This thing is funny!” And usually it is… it just comes off looking more like a 70s-themed sketch show than a cohesive story.Read the full review on the CeX Blog
The film’s patchwork, low-budget style is played to comic effect, calling back to cult films from the 70s and 80s – and it makes the occasional moments of genuine, shiver-inducing gore and creepiness that much more powerful.Read the full review on the CeX Blog
I’d made it past the ten-hour mark before I thought, “OK, the story’s actually getting started now.” I doubt most people will stick with it that long, unless they’re a fan of visual novels, Professor Layton, Ace Attorney, or all three.Read the full review on the CeX Blog
This is the first review I wrote for CeX, the global “Entertainment Exchange” giant. I’m told their blog reaches up to 800,000 people a day, which is exciting and daunting.
This is a great job: I’m allowed to write about what I want, when I want, as often as I want (within reason). As an Ace Attorney fan I probably would’ve ended up writing this review anyway, so it was nice to earn a few quids for it.