Movie Reviews

Barely Lethal Review

Barely Lethal, in which a teenage assassin Megan Walsh (Hailee Steinfeld) leaves behind her boss and mentor (Samuel L. Jackson) to join high school, is […]

Helen Hunt's Ride

Helen Hunt’s Ride Film Review

There aren’t enough opportunities for actresses at Helen Hunt’s age. By Hollywood’s standard, she’s old, too old to play anyone apart from mothers, aunts and […]

Vacation

Vacation Film Review

Everything that’s old is new again. The trick in Hollywood now is not the remake or sequel or even reboot. The ‘soft reboot’ allows you […]

The Voices Review

At one point in The Voices, Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) sits down on his sofa with his dog and cat to watch TV. A montage of […]

Slow West

Slow West Review

The heyday of the Western is over, but the genre has never completely gone away. Part of its continued reinvigoration is the adoption of very […]

Accidental Love

Accidental Love

Cinematic history is littered with the “could have been”s. Orson Welles’ original cut of The Magnificent Ambersons. Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. […]

Review: San Andreas

San Andreas
San Andreas is a disaster film in the classic ’70s / ’90s mould, when it was perhaps easier to enjoy cinematic destruction without the […]

Drone

Review: DRONE

Drone
Drone investigates the murkiest of moral and legal grey areas in modern warfare. “It’s out of a bad science fiction novel,” says Brandon Bryant, a […]

Continuum

Review: Continuum (aka I’ll Follow You Down)

Continuum
First thing I should say, is this shouldn’t be confused with the SyFy TV show Continuum… Or the Stargate movie Stargate: Continuum. In fact the movie when it […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

The phrase ‘action movie star Colin Firth’ is not one i’d ever thought i’d utter… Kingsman: The Secret Service changes that. Director Matthew Vaughn (of Kick Ass […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Review

I read today in the BBC’s ‘Magazine Monitor’ that it takes approximately 8.5 hours to watch Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy in its entirety, whereas […]

Review: The Wizard of Oz 3D – 75th Anniversary Edition

The Wizard of Oz is celebrating its 75th birthday and to mark the occasion the family favourite has been digitally re-mastered to bring it up […]

Review: David Hewlett’s Debug

Debug is a new scifi/horror movie from multi-talented actor/writer/director David Hewlett (probably best know to Geektowners as Stargate’s Dr. Rodney McKay). The film follows a group […]

The Hobbit : The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition

Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition

The Hobbit : The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition
With the next instalment of The Hobbit due in cinemas next month, what better time is there to […]

GRAVE HALLOWEEN DVD

Review: Grave Halloween

A group of American exchange students, studying in Japan, enter the woodlands of Mount Fuji equipped with video cameras and boom microphones in the hopes […]