25Aug

Goon

Goon
  Labeled an outcast by his family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to hockey glory by fighting everyone that stands in his way.   This will be one of the shortest film reviews I have ever written.  I watched Michael Dowse’s ‘Goon’ […]

Terminator Salvation demonstrates all that is wrong with the modern Hollywood blockbuster.  It’s a Ford Escort of a movie cleverly disguised as an Aston Martin by a director that sounds like a cheeseburger.   The Terminator universe was marvellously established by James Cameron.  Terminators in those nostalgic days were the […]

22Jul

Predators

Predators
Predators is a cheap franchise cash-in that offers little new and ultimately devalues an already tarnished franchise.   It’s hard to believe the movie-making fraternity, who invest millions of dollars in ‘movie people,’ always seem to reach the end game, the fruit of their collective labours, by fielding unoriginal fag […]

A team of scientists journey to an alien planet on the spaceship “Prometheus” to investigate Alien life forms that may or may not have been involved in the creation of all life on Earth.  Here they fight for survival as it becomes clear the horrors they experience are not just […]

17Jul

The Grey

The Grey
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of wolves haunts their every step. The Grey is a beautifully shot film set in the Alaskan wilderness.  It is an understated story with two basic threads that are handled […]