Archive for category Films

Mercury Rising

Monday the 5th of September was Freddie Mercury day. The day he would have turned 65, had he lived. This makes me feel a little old, but that’s not the point. The day’s Google doodle (pointed out to me with furious glee by one of my coworkers) led me to YouTube and numerous videos of […]

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Who Likes Short Shorts?

I think I love almost everything about this short film. That being the case, I’ll quit my chin wagging and just get on with showing it: Mucho kudos to Dan Trachtenburg, Danielle Rayne, and everyone else envolved. No get back to it. I want more!

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The Inbetweeners <= 15 Words

Speaking as an English former sixth form student: painfully, hilariously and very true to life.

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Cowboys and Aliens <= 15 Words

Starts like Carpenter, ends like Bruckheimer, with wrist mounted deus ex machina. Bad? No: Unspectacular.

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Film Related Blog Post

“Given that you’ve just told us that the second one is one of the worst films you’ve ever seen,” asked Pete, “why on earth did you feel the need to go and see the third one?” It was a good question. In all fairness I do not have good explanation as to why I paid […]

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon <= 15 Words

Breathtaking, balletic action… but everything else is utter gibberish, seemingly treating you with contempt.

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Tekken <= 15 Words

I swear Luke Goss was never this awesome back in the day. Tekken? It’s okay.

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The Green Hornet <= 15 Words

Some films are exactly the sum of their parts. This is one of those times.

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For Boobs, Mikael?

Warning: this post contains a picture which includes boobs. Be prepared for that. If your manager is looking over your shoulder, don’t click; or at least have an excuse ready. If you’re offended by the sight of boobs… well… I’m sorry. But I probably don’t know how to talk to you in that case, anyway. […]

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X-Men First Class <= 15 Words

A decent story, but lacks coherence and subtlety, plus is kind of a B movie.

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