Category Archives: Films

Byzantium…

I’ve just got back from watching Byzantium at the cinema. I had never heard of this film until about 20 minutes before the film started. In this age of watered down and twinkly vampires it’s good to see them portrayed with a gritty and raw edge. There are fairly obvious similarities between this story and [...]




Star Trek Into Darkness

After yesterday’s visit to see Fast & Furious 6, I went this morning to see Star Trek Into Darkness. The reviews I read about this pretty much slated it as being extremely self indulgent. Being only an observer of the franchise, rather than a rabid fan, I only noticed a few of the main back [...]




Fast & Furious 6…

Similar to the Resident Evil franchise, you know exactly what you are going to get when you go to see one of the Fast & Furious franchise. Fast & Furious 6 does not disappoint. It contains a liberal mix of car porn, car chase porn and disaster porn, with the odd bit of comedy thrown [...]




Iron Man 3…

Iron Man blew me away when I first saw it. Iron Man 2 was good, but not as good as the first. Iron Man 3 was better than Iron Man 2, but not as good as Iron Man or The Avengers movie, in my opinion. Don’t take this as a major criticism, because all of [...]




Oblivion…

Just got back from watching Oblivion… I was a little bit reluctant about going to see it because the trailer looked awesome, which these days tends to mean the film is terrible. Fortunately that wasn’t the case here. The film was great. Visually fantastic, with a pretty good story. Why can’t we have a few [...]




Django Unchained…

I’ve delayed watching Django Unchained for a few weeks, mostly because it is 3 hours long and I struggle to sit for that long in the cinema, no matter what film I’m watching! Let me start by saying I’m a big fan of Quentin Tarantino. He’s obviously a smart guy. I like the dialog in his [...]




Bullet to the Head…

After boring myself to tears watching The Hobbit, I lost my cinema mojo for a while. I’ve struggled to motivate myself to get involved. Tonight I decided to give Bullet to the Head a shot ( ouch ) at revitalizing my cinema spirit and you know something? It did it! Stallone is a low grade hitman. His partner [...]




The Hobbit: An Expectedly Boring Journey…

I’ve been delaying going to watch The Hobbit for a while because I knew it would leave me bored and with bed sores on my ass. I was with some friends the other day and they had watched the 3D HFR version and said it was cool. One of the guys said he would like [...]




The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2…

All completely crap stories must come to an end, and so we come to the last in the massive pile of toilet that is The Twilight Saga: Twilight New Moon The Twilight Saga: Eclipse The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1… Since I’m not the target audience, I decided to go for a later [...]




Skyfall…

While writing this I am singing the Skyfall theme in the style of a bad pub singer, kinda like Vic Reeves would do. I couldn’t face queuing and all that jazz during the opening weekend of Skyfall, so I went at lunchtime today instead. I’m an old git, so Sean Connery will always be the [...]