John Maguire

John Maguire

Film: A flop for Ferrell down Mexico way

Film: A flop for Ferrell down Mexico way

Reviewed this Week: Casa De Mi Padre. Directed by Matt Piedmont. Rating: 1/5. Woody Allen: A Documentary. Directed by Robert B Weide. Rating: 3/5.

Film: Scott at home in an alien world

Film: Scott at home in an alien world

Reviewed this week by John Maguire: Prometheus 3D, directed by Ridley Scott. Rating: 4/5. The Angels' Share, directed by Ken Loach. Rating: 3/5.

Fun for fans in Kingdom of Anderson

Fun for fans in Kingdom of Anderson

Reviewed this week: Moonrise Kingdom, directed by Wes Anderson, nationwide, cert 12A. Rating: 3/5. Men in Black III 3D, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, nationwide, cert PG. Rating: 2/5.

Film: Action pure, simple and brilliant

Film: Action pure, simple and brilliant

Reviewed this week: The Raid, directed by Gareth Evans, nationwide, cert 18. Rating: 5/5. The Dictator, directed by Larry Charles, nationwide, cert 16. Rating: 2/5.

Film: A vampire comedy with no real bite

Film: A vampire comedy with no real bite

Reviewed this week: Dark Shadows, directed by Tim Burton, nationwide, cert 12A. Rating: 2/5. Charlie Casanova, directed by Terry McMahon, selected cinemas, cert 16. Rating: 1/5.

Film: Classic remake is a cut above

Film: Classic remake is a cut above

Reviewed this Week: Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai 3D. Directed by Takashi Miike. Rating: 4/5. Silent House. Directed by Chris Kentis and Laura Lau. Rating: 2/5.

Film: Saving the world with a bang

Film: Saving the world with a bang

Reviewed this Week: Avengers Assemble 3D. Directed by Joss Whedon. Rating: 3/5. Albert Nobbs. Directed by Rodrigo García. Rating: 3/5.

Film: A breath of fresh Western air

Film: A breath of fresh Western air

Blackthorn, directed by Mateo Gil. Light House, Dublin 7, cert 15A. Rating: 4/5. The Cabin In The Woods, directed by Drew Goddard. Nationwide, cert 16. Rating: 4/5.

Film: Thrilling hunt lands its prey

Film: Thrilling hunt lands its prey

Reviewed this Week: Headhunters. Directed by Morten Tyldum. Rating: 4/5. Le Havre. Directed by Aki Kaurismaki. Rating: 4/5.

Film: Animated romp hits right notes

Film: Animated romp hits right notes

Reviewed this week: The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists 3D. Directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt. Rating: 4/5. Into the Abyss. Directed by Werner Herzog. Rating: 4/5.

Film: Penn shines on a slow journey

Film: Penn shines on a slow journey

Reviewed this week: This Must Be The Place, directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Rating: 3/5. The Hunger Games, directed by Gary Ross. Rating: 3/5.

Film: Turkish tale pulses with dramatic life

Film: Turkish tale pulses with dramatic life

Reviewed this week: Once Upon A Time In Anatolia, directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Rating: 5/5. The Other Side Of Sleep, directed by Rebecca Daly. Rating: 3/5.

Film: No added dimension in spacey romp

Film: No added dimension in spacey romp

Reviewed this Week: John Carter 3D. Directed by Andrew Stanton. Rating: 3/5. Stella Days. Directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan. Rating: 3/5.

Film: No one can justify this war

Film: No one can justify this war

Reviewed this week: This Means War. Directed by McG. Rating: 1/5. Khodorkovsky. Directed by Cyril Tuschi. Rating: 4/5.

Film: LA story is rescued by Harrelson

Film: LA story is rescued by Harrelson

Reviewed this week: Rampart. Directed by Oren Moverman. Rating: 3/5. Margaret. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Rating: 4/5.