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Miv Evans is a British writer who relocated to Los Angeles in 2005. She has written 300+ film reviews and her debut novel was published in 2014.

Letters to Juliet

Letters to Juliet – Another Fatal Romance

After watching this film for ten minutes I started to wonder how Shakespeare would feel about an inept scribe taking his Juliet's name and screwing up the dialogue. I bet he'd be furious.
John Rabe

John Rabe – The Gentle German Who Saved 200,000 Chinese Lives

John Rabe kept diaries during the 27 years he spent in China as an employee of Siemens. His scribblings detail the minutiae of his life and relationships with the city and the people with whom he became deeply entrenched.
Nightmare on Elm Street

Nightmare on Elm Street – Freddy’s Coming to Get You, Yet...

If the studio couldn't come up with some kind of twist, why didn't they just give Freddy a girlfriend? A lot of women find crazy guys attractive and he is nice and tall and as Rocky did all right with women even with his face bashed in then why no
Harry Brown

Harry Brown – Senior Citizen With Ammo and Attitude!

Michael Caine is commanding and convincing and watching him in Dirty Harry mode when wheezing from emphysema is quite an experience. You really shouldn't miss a minute.
The Losers

THE LOSERS – Comic Book Heroes Hunt The Snuke!

A comic book set in World War 11, five tough guys, a circa 2010 Catwoman, a Bolivian jungle, child drug mules, a CIA betrayal, a snuke (yes, that's now a word) and a villain who wears one glove, are the elements in this film.
Restrepo 2

RESTREPO – The Soldiers Who Made It Out of Afghanistan’s Death...

We hold our breath when a soldier steps away from safety to get a better shot at taking Mr Jihad's head off.
The Square1

The Square – A Chilling Tale About Sex and Silver

It's a tale of desire, deceit, betrayal, violence and revenge. In other words, it's a story about what happens when you have sex with someone else's wife.
The Good The Bad The Weird

The Good The Bad The Weird – Spaghetti Eastern hits Hollywood!

The Good is Do-Won (Bounty Hunter, a Korean Dirty Harry), The Bad is Chang-yi (Head Honcho, raving psycho) and The Weird is Tae-Goo (petty thief, murders if necessary). These three Korean exiles duke it out in a Chinese desert and if this all sound
Paper Man

Paper Man Review

A middle aged novelist and a 17 year old girl compare notes on their imaginary friends.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON2

How to Train Your Dragon

This animated fantasy is set on the island of Berk, the residents are Scottish Vikings and our hero is one Hiccup Horrendous Haddocks III, the weakling teenage son of the strapping tribal chief.
Don McKay

Don McKay: Jake Goldberger’s Debut Mystery Thriller

The mysteries of plot and character are finally revealed with the high drama of a game of Cluedo but it's a matter of far too much, much too late....
Clash of the Titans

‘Clash of The Titans’ Review

Clash of the Titans is described as an action, adventure, drama, fantasy, and is set at the time when gods ruled from Mount Olympus and myths and legends were created.
Cop Out

Cop Out Film Review: It’s A Cop Out

One thing that is consistent throughout is Tracy's delivery of his lines - he shouts each word as loud as he possibly can which wears on the audience and must have been murder in rehearsals.
The Good Heart

The Good Heart

This story is about the bonding of a cynical, mean-spirited old man and a sweet, generous youth who impact so much on each others' emotions that they both finally become whole.

‘Precious’ Film Review

Precious is a 16 year old girl who has been terribly abused all her life but who is still positive that one day soon her prince, and all that goes with it, will come.
The Wolfman2

The Wolfman Review

If you're looking for a sophisticated new take on that hackneyed old werewolf theme, and if you enjoy sharp, succinct dialogue and memorable characters, whatever you do, don't go and see The Wolfman.
The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli Review

You should only go to see The Book of Eli if you're sure Denzil's charismatic presence will carry you through a plethora of stereotypes and a dreary storyline too lazy to make even an attempt at a twist.
Creation

‘Creation’ A Film About Charles Darwin’s Struggle to Write His Most...

CREATION claims to be a psychological thriller and heart-wrenching love story, but in fact serves only as a grim reminder that historical dramas should be left firmly in the century they are created.

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