Need for Speed. I kept asking myself “why”? What possible need did making this movie fulfil? It’s got fabulous cars that go very fast and crash a lot. There’s a plot, of sorts, about a dead mate and righting wrongs. There are some seriously B grade actors doing their thing. […]
OK, so I’ll let you into a little secret: I really enjoyed John Carter. Yes, there’s little of a plot to be seen. And yes, I question the sense of dividing two warring parties only by the colour of their cloaks and then having all the battle scenes take place […]
Late in the day, two extremely cute boys, and some arbitrary chick scam a free pass on a chairlift at a ski resort. Through a cruel twist of fate, the lift stops with them dangling high above the snow, and then the lights go off, and the temperature drops, and […]
Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours movie about Aron Ralston, that selfish fool who fell down a canyon and had to chop off his own hand with a pen-knife, is horrible-horrible-horrible – so much so that it’s almost unwatchable in places. Yet it’s also quite brilliant. James Franco is absolutely spot on […]
For someone who hates the snow, I really love to ski. This though could make a boy think twice.
A lot was made of the fact that Galaxy Quest – the 1999 movie starring a shirtless Tim Allen, a pneumatic Sigourney Weaver and a host of other huge stars in early roles – managed to spoof Star Trek fans but simultaneously honour them. Which is true. This is, after […]
Plot spoilers ahead, but basically mankind has sent a deadly, intelligent virus back from the future, and only a rare bacteria found on the ocean floor can destroy it. A group of elite scientists are whisked into a basement to try to make a plan, whilst the evil military-industrial complex […]