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before you ask, I still haven’t seen Son of Saul or The Lobster or Sully or Sing Street or many of the other films that are making everyone’s Top Ten lists.Read more "Favourite Films of 2016: Part Two"
Shane Black seems interested in the dynamics between certain kind of men, and less so, the dynamics between men and women, or between women at all. His script for Lethal Weapon pretty much redefined buddy-buddy action movies: it payed tribute to the godfather of buddy films, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid while setting the template (burnt-out hero; […]Read more "The Nice Guys"
An epic-looking tale of war and forgiveness that looks like it will be full of magnificent widescreen vistas, a heavy dollop of sentiment, emotional carnage, and some rather silly-sounding dialogue.Read more "Trailer Review"
Cinema Parrot Disco has been running a fantastic series of film reviews: the IMDB Top 250. I rewatched Ridley Scott’s Gladiator for her … and now that Scott has returned to hstorical epics, perhaps it’s worth watching again. “Are You Not Entertained!?!” You can read my review here. There are still some films up for grabs […]Read more "Winning the Crowd: Gladiator (2000) an IMDB Top 250 Review"
by Niall McArdle Movie Rob’s Genre Grandeur Superhero month continues … here is a review I wrote of the woeful Man of Steel for him.Read more "Man of Steel"
What I’m most curious about is Crowe’s choice of accent. Ah begob! I wonder if Colin Farrell had a quiet word with him on the set.Read more "Begorrah! Russell Crowe as Stage Oirish Thug in “Winter’s Tale” (Trailer Review)"
I know the recession is tough and job security is slim, but surely people could get the day off work when there is an alien threat to our species hanging in the sky. And I’m not sure if it’s a comfort that even when we’re threatened with extinction, we still have ihop. However, I am satisfied to report the death of at least one hipster.Read more "Super Christ. Man of Steel (DVD review)"
Are we in for a wave of Biblical sword and sandal pictures?Read more "Coming Soon … The Bible!"