Category Archives: Movie Reviews

Stake Land 2: The Stakelander (Review)

As with The Pact 2, Stake Land 2: Stakelander was an even cheaper version of an unexpectedly good low budget original that squeezed everything it could from a thin premise. The odds of lightning striking twice were slim, and while … Continue reading

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Get Hard (Review)

James King (Will Ferrell) has it all. A big house, an important highly paid job with an imminent promotion, and the soft hand of a sexual freak – who happens to be the boss’s daughter. Darnell (Kevin Hart) wants it … Continue reading

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The Taking of Pelham 123 (Review)

Pelham 123 is a train. It is taken by a group of bad guys led by Ryder (John Travolta) with the aim of… I can’t remember. Money was involved. Then there was some political hubbub. Then some issues arose from … Continue reading

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Gang Related (Review)

Frank (James Belushi) and Rodriguez (Tupac Shakur) are dirty cops. They kill criminals and keep the money, writing each incident off as… … Dramatic pause… … Gang Related! … Problems arise when one such murder ends with an undercover cop … Continue reading

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Worry Dolls (Review)

A young girl awakens. Confused. Gagged and bound to rusty pipes in a dingy room. She is already bloodied and bruised, but she has energy and strength borne of panic and self preservation. … A man appears brandishing a large … Continue reading

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Hunt For The Wilderpeople (Review)

The New Zealand sense of self effacing humour introduced by Flight of the Conchords is in full effect in Hunt for the Wilderpeople, there is some pretty heavy fat shaming imposed upon a young boy in the early stages of … Continue reading

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Elektra (Review)

A ninja assassin for hire. An expert at stealth and killing silently. A master of remaining undetected, despite her attire of choice being a bright red leather sports bra with matching tight pants, that must have squeaked like buggery while … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation (Review)

A pair of pretentious well to do New Yorkers Flan (Donald Sutherland) and Ouisa Kittridge want to tell you the story of how Paul (Will Smith) came into their lives. It would behoove you to find someone else at the … Continue reading

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Blood Father (Review)

When certain actors play against type it just doesn’t work. When Jackie Chan is anything but an effervescent an energetic ball of positivity, it ain’t right. When Robert Downey Jr. shelves the quips and winks, things are amiss. So it … Continue reading

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Focus (Review)

When lifelong multi-threat conman Nicky ‘Mellow’ Spurgeon tells aspiring Jess (Margot Robbie) that the secret of ‘focus’ requires having the ‘mark’ concentrate on one thing while you lift something from somewhere else, he might as well be looking directly at … Continue reading

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