Ben Barnes

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  • The Big Wedding

    Movie Review | Ali | 22nd May 2013

    I've seen my fair share of wedding movies over the years but the damn things all melt into one in my head afterwards. Once you've established your wacky line-up of one-note characters, the screenplay practically writes itself. Having forced myself to sit through marital comedy The Big Wedding, I thought I'd take a similar approach with my review and just write an exhaustive list of every single wedding cliché I spotted. That's the bare minimum, but in this genre, the bare minimum is all you need.

  • Trailer: The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader

    Movie Trailer | Ali | 7th October 2010

    All aboard the good ship (*dismissive wank gesture*).

  • Dorian Gray

    Movie Review | Matt | 10th September 2009

    When Oscar Wilde wasn't declaring his own genius, others did it for him. They still do; the catalogue of his works is considered essential for literary study. What's surprising then about this big screen adaptation of his only novel, A Picture of Dorian Gray, is the liberty taken with the source material.

  • The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian

    Movie Review | Ali | 2nd June 2008

    Sunday morning, at the Prince Caspian screening in the West End. There's a queue, winding from the cinema lobby, out into Leicester Square and down the road, 350-400 strong at least. At 10 o'clock in the morning. What the hell? I guess it's easy to forget that to some, this is just a sequel - another production line fantasy epic...