Why Would You Watch? – Need for Speed

Finally! The perfect movie for this website – gaming meets the movies. Need for Speed has since 1994 sold over 150 million units and now – 20 years later – this brand makes its debut at the big screen. The movie introduces Tobey Marshall (played by Aaron Paul) who lives and breathes for cars and…

Why Would You Watch? – Gravity

A premiere date that is over 6 months old and an award record that among others includes 7 Oscar statuettes witness that this movie has been spoken and written plenty about. Anyway, that does not stop me from giving you some reasons on why you would or wouldn’t watch Gravity. To those who don’t know…

Why Would You Watch? – Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest movie by the Coen-brothers. This time Joel and Ethan Coen take us back to the early 1960s where we meet the folk singer-songwriter Llewyn Davis played by Oscar Isaac. Davis struggles for a big break with his music while living a life on different couches with only a couple of…

Why Would You Watch? – 12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave has already distinguished itself at the award shows around the world. With a BAFTA for Best Film and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama, 12 Years is one of the big contenders for this year’s Academy Awards. This is, like many other great movies this past year, also…

Why Would You Watch? – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

This movie was one of the movies that premiered around Christmas last year. It’s a movie where Ben Stiller takes the driver’s seat as both director and leading actor. It’s an unusual project compared to other of Stiller’s prior films (Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, etc.) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is an adaptation of James…

Why Would You Watch? – American Hustle

Along with Gravity, American Hustle is one of the big winners prior to this year’s Academy Awards, with 10 Oscar nominations to its name. It premiered in December last year and made a great entry at the box office – which is no surprise. With director David O. Russell’s reunion with the stars of his…

Why Would You Watch? – The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street marks the fifth collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio. With release date on Christmas Day this movie was probably one of the best Christmas presents of 2013. The Wolf of Wall Street is an adaptation of former real-time stockbroker Jordan Belfort’s memoir of the same name. On January 16th…

Life isn’t just about video games…

Did the words in the title actually just appear on your screen? Because surely nothing could be more important than video games – right? Up until now, this site has been all about games, which is because of the fact that I’m all about games. Despite my geeky background, I’ve actually got a few friends…