This is an unexpectedly fun game. While the rest of the gaming media are comparing this to Left 4 Dead I couldn’t help but be reminded of the old riot […]
Ever since he appeared in Blade Runner Rutger Hauer has been a safe and steady character actor who despite being instantly recognisable, can portray a number of inwardly different characters […]
Red Dead Redemption 2 or RDR2 from here on in, is one of the most important games ever released. For me, it is the last of a kind of game […]
Leaving the Midnight showing of The Last Jedi was a completely different experience than the Force Awakens. Applause and happiness were replaced by conversation. The Last Jedi is a film […]
Stephen King’s IT is due for a reboot on the big screen this fall and having just re-read the horror classic with more mature eyes I can identify a number […]
What really makes this a formative film to me is the way Boyle, taking inspiration from Alien, 2001 and the original Solaris, tried and succeeded with his first effort in the Sci-Fi genre. Unfortunately, because he hadn’t prior success in the field people didn’t view it as kindly as it deserved despite it showing that a director who studies other films of the type can make an original film in his own right to add to the masterpieces.
The tagline outside the cinema read, ‘They woke up for a reason’. Naturally, this led me to expect some form of antagonist in the latest sci-fi drama starring Hollywood darlings Chris […]
Central Intelligence, starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart is an important milestone movie. As well as being very funny and well made, it marks the point when Johnson has transferred […]
Being a huge Batman fan, I put off seeing this until recently. I had heard it wasn’t great But nothing could have prepared me. It is possibly one of the […]
With Oscar season upon us the main contenders are all in the public domain. The buzz this year, is The Revenant will finally land Leonardo Di Caprio his long deserved Oscar, where Wolf Of Wall Street, The Aviator and others have failed. Based on the true story of Hugh Glass, the film is western is style, yet shares a lot of DNA with Gladiator.
‘The American Dream’ the idea that in America you can rise from the streets to be a success using only your hard work and intelligence has been the staple of many a good movie. Some of the greatest heroes of the silver screen have walked the path. In Nightcrawler a different person takes the journey.
In this piece of gonzo psychology, I took ten typically male films and ten typically female films and had a look at how the themes can be twisted to see what makes people tick.