Aaron Johnson

News, Reviews & Features
  • Spot the odd one out

    Movie News | Ali | 2nd September 2012

    One of these posters for Anna Karenina is not like the others: can you guess which one it is? I know, it's pretty tough.

  • Spider-Man's cast list grows; would you just cast him already?

    Movie Feature | Ali | 12th June 2010

    Last week, the internet was absolutely certain that Billy Elliot was going to be cast as the new Spider-Man. Now, it's saying Kick-Ass and Chekov are in the running, too. Damn you internet, make up your mind!

  • James McAvoy to play young Charlie Xavier in X-Men: First Class

    Movie News | Ali | 29th May 2010

    Part-time Narnia fawn James McAvoy is to bald it up as the young Professor X in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men prequel, First Class. Presumably Jason Statham was unavailable.

  • Kick-Ass

    Movie Review | Ali | 2nd April 2010

    It's evil. It's twisted. It revels in the abuse of children. But enough about The Daily Mail. Kick-Ass is finally here, and I'm glad to report it's an absolute pleasure to watch; an orgiastic marriage of superhero action and teen comedy that manages to be exciting, funny and, above all, original. It's a tabloid-worthy clich�, but it happens to be true in this case: you have never seen a movie like Kick-Ass.

  • Nowhere Boy

    Movie Review | Matt | 26th December 2009

    The iconic opening chord of A Hard Day's Night is one of the most recognisable introductions to any song ever recorded. It's a one-of-a-kind, messy clash that is an audacious start to an otherwise well-loved melody, and, fittingly, it's the first thing we hear in this portrayal of John Lennon's early troublesome youth.