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XCN Film Club: Project X

In the past few years teen movies have seen a drop in quality, until they were right at the bottom of the DVD movie pile. The same old ideas re-hashed, until you could recite each film blow by blow long...
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XCN Film club: The Woman in Black

Since I was young horror films have always fascinated me in a big way, this started with any film containing zombies and moved swiftly through the genre until I got to the core staple of horror. Ghost stories....
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XCN Film Club: Safe House

Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) is having a crappy weekend. Not only has he been stuck in a completely uneventful Safe House for the last year - as its controller - it's not looking likely he'll get the promotion...
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XCN Film Club: The Muppets

Long before I even officially begin this review I want you to stop and think, am I a Muppets fan? If the answer is yes, then welcome my friend! if the answer is no, then a double welcome to you as after...
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XCN Film Club: Chronicle

When I saw the trailers for Chronicle it was the typical “Meh” moment. It looked alright, but nothing special, just another film about kids who wind up with superheroes. Having watched the Spiderman films,...
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XCN Film Club: Haywire

Haywire is a confusing film. From the start the story is fairly impenetrable, throwing the audience into an unexplained fight scene and then launching into a Princess Bride style narrative that lays out a...
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XCN Film Club: The Sitter

This unoriginal comedy may be a bit predictable, but still provides the odd laugh here or there. It sees Jonah Hill, of Superbad fame, take on the role of Noah Griffith - a good for nothing college dropout who...
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XCN Film Club: X-Men First Class

Have you ever wondered how Professor X ended up in a wheelchair? Have you ever wanted to see the pivotal moment Magneto turned his back on humankind? Surely at least one person wanted to know how Beast became...
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XCN Film Club: Senna Review

We have teamed up with Zune and XCN to bring you movie reviews on a regular basis so we can help you decide on what movies to spend your Microsoft Points on, this week we take a look at Senna, a documentary...
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XCN Film Club: Thor Review

We have teamed up with Zune and XCN to bring you movie reviews on a regular basis so we can help you decide on what movies to spend your Microsoft Points on, this week we take a look at Thor, the latest Marvel...