Duncan Jones

News, Reviews & Features
  • Warcraft: The Beginning

    Movie Review | Becky Suter | 30th May 2016

    Unlike Game Of Thrones, there are no tits and dragons in Warcraft: The Beginning. There are wizards with hipster beards, giant eagles and a progressive orc, though. And in an apt allegory of recent times, an invading horde trigger immigration anxiety amongst a bunch of white people. Rather than rinsing a failing health service and steal jobs, these invaders need mortal souls to… do something. I'm not quite sure. It's all a bit of a blur, to be quite honest with you. I really hope Duncan Jones doesn't read mid-level, sarcastic film blogs, because things are about to get orc-ward; Warcraft is an epic mess of a movie.

  • 5 potential sequels to Source Code

    Movie Feature | Ali | 31st March 2011

    With Source Code sure to be a big smash ("It's Groundhog Day meets Inception meets Quantum Leap meets Prince Of Persia!"), Duncan Jones had better start thinking about sequels. Think no further.

  • Source Code

    Movie Review | Matt | 17th March 2011

    As Moon sky-rocketed Bowie sprog Duncan Jones on to the exciting list of Talented New Filmmakers to Watch, it also automatically placed him on the sinister register entitled Don't Fuck Up the Next One. Now, while I'm going to try to keep this review relatively spoiler-free, I can reveal that, thankfully, he didn't. (*whispers*) It's really good.

  • Sony won't back Moon for an Oscar

    Movie News | Ali | 1st January 2010

    Officially the fourth best movie of the year, according to some poll or something, Duncan Jones' superb sci-fi Moon won't be supported by studio Sony for an Oscar. (*shakes fist at heavens*)

  • Duncan Jones makes sci-fi thriller with Gyllenhaal

    Movie News | Matt | 9th November 2009

    One small step with Moon has turned into a giant leap for director Duncan Jones, as his mooted projects are getting lined up thick and fast. For now, though, it has been confirmed that sci-fi thriller Source Code is next, teaming him up with notorious Vowel Thief&atrade; Jake Gyllenhaal.

  • Moon

    Movie Review | Ali | 15th July 2009

    Considering that Neil Armstrong's giant leap for mankind ranks as one of the most recent triumphs in the grand scheme of human exploration, it's a little odd that science-fiction has never really landed on the Moon. A case of 'been there, done that', perhaps? Maybe Apollo 11 robbed the Moon of its mystery. But given that every h...