Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tin Men (Review)

Tin Men reminds me so much of Changing Lanes. Both are films that start with a minor car accident, and while they each head off in differing directions from that point,  at the core both are films about competitive guys … Continue reading

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Two Moon Junction – A Protest Review

‘My Diary – the incredibly poor decisions of my teenage years’   (By the hot chick on the poster.) To my beautiful child. You are growing so big so fast. I think now is the time to tell you the … Continue reading

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Edge of Tomorrow (Review)

When the mech invasion came we were – once again – embarrassingly unprepared. In a short space of time these robotic alien forces had wiped out entire cities and taken key areas as their own. In an all too rare … Continue reading

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The Raven (Review)

The Raven gives a stylish and steadfastly dark portrayal of the possible last days of Edgar Allen Poe, the legendary author of many similarly dark and stylish masterpieces in literature. An arrogant man drunk on his own genius and full … Continue reading

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The Mosquito Coast (Review)

The Mosquito Coast tells the fictional story of Jerry Fox and his unfortunate family. A pretentious anti-US but somehow pro-American doomsday crackpot with just enough brains to think himself genius but not near enough common sense to do what’s best … Continue reading

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Marked for Death (Review)

For a few years Steven Seagal burned brightly like a lanky and balding (yet-ponytailed) flame, self righteously carving out a niche in action films despite being an obvious po-faced douche. Now he only exists thanks to his misguided self of … Continue reading

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Prisoners (Review)

It should be a little depressing that most crimes are solved well after the event and only when the perpetrator fucks up. If the criminal covers their tracks and holds their nerve, all too often they get away. The very … Continue reading

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Speed Racer (Review)

The Wachowski clan’s version of the Japanese anime series Speed Racer is a two hour sugar rush of mostly bad ideas. A candy coated confusion. The film opens with psychedelic colours and furious unbridled energy – actually both of those … Continue reading

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Trees Lounge (Review)

The hardest part of being the designated skipper on a big night out is remaining sober while watching your mates get stuck in and enjoy themselves. It would be countless times harder staying silent on the periphery while they got … Continue reading

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Razorback (Review)

In the uncompromising and uninviting Australian outback, where the temperatures regularly hit 40 degrees (that’s 100 and something to those in the Northern hemisphere), water is scarce and the burnt orange dust seems to blend into the horizon, there are … Continue reading

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