Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Boondock Saints 1 & 2: All Saints Day Reviewed

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day The Boondock Saints Sometimes for a film to be found funny, likeable and clever, it takes more than being repeatedly reminded how funny, likeable and clever this is. Two young upstanding Irish American lads – the … Continue reading

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Stage Fright (Review)

Stage Fright opens with blatant false advertising “Based on true events. The musical sequences are shot as they happened.” Well colour me vaguely intrigued. Five minutes later and I realise that this is an actual musical, with songs, dancing, rounds … Continue reading

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The Net (Review)

The Net should be a hilariously dated vision of how far off Hollywood was in predicting the rise of technology. Instead it’s a reminder of just how far off Hollywood was in crafting an original 90s thriller. Angela (Sandra Bullock) … Continue reading

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Scout’s Guide to the Apocalypse (Review)

This film is like it was written by a fourteen year old boy. Three Boy Scouts on a nighttime camp play hooky – seems redundant seeing there are only three on the camp – to crash a ‘you just have … Continue reading

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Run All Night (Review)

Liam Neeson arrived in the action genre with Taken eight years ago. Unfortunately while he hasn’t ascended those same heights since, Run All Night rubber stamps Neeson’s bona fides as an action star. Like Seagal, Van Damme and Statham before … Continue reading

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Wet Hot American Summer (Review)

Eight weeks of summer camp have gone.¬†Only one day remains. A day to bask, laze away, reflect or recap. Or a day to seal the deal. The nerds, jocks, wallflowers, horndogs and counsellors have 24 hours to do something. Anything. … Continue reading

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The Perfect Weapon (Review)

There was a time when Jeff Speakman was a thing. It was a short time. In The Perfect Weapon Speakman is indeed the titular device, but as one character even points out, the title is not granted because of fighting … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies (Review)

The Cold War saw the world on the brink of World War 3. While no armed conflict was underway, relations between the United States and Russia remained on a knife’s edge. Both sides sent spies in to secure information about … Continue reading

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The Scribbler (Review)

Who am I to say that a film misses the target, when I have no idea what it is going for? We learn in the opening minutes that Suki suffers from multiple personality disorder, with one of the personalities possibly … Continue reading

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The Replacements (Review)

There is a recurring scene in The Replacements where the striking group of football players – they seem to move around en masse to run into the new guys – taunt the Replacements, the ring-ins, the ‘scabs’ for taking their … Continue reading

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