Category Archive: Movie Reviews

‘The Thing’ Retro Review

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Director: John Carpenter Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David Plot: A small group of researchers stationed in the Arctic are hunted by an alien who hides in plain site by taking over… Continue reading

‘Jaws’ Retro Review

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Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Roy Schieder, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfess Plot: A giant great white pointer makes the island community of Amity their feeding ground. Local police chief Brody tries to take action… Continue reading

‘Fast and Furious 5’ DVD Review

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Director: Justin Lin Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Not The Rock Plot: VROOM VROOM SCREECH TESTOSTERONE SWEATY VROOM. This is the first movie in the series that I’ve bother watching since… Continue reading

‘Attack the Block’ Review

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Director: Joe Cornish Starring: Jodie Whitaker, John Boyega, Nick Frost Plot: A group of teen thugs mug a woman on her way home, only to witness an alien crashing to Earth. Killing it,… Continue reading

‘Scream’ Movie Review

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Director: Wes Craven Starring: Neve Campbell, Rose McGowen, Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, Jamie Kennedy, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Drew Barrymore Plot: When a masked killer starts stalking and murdering the teens of an… Continue reading

Ten Random Thoughts While Watching ‘Scream’

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1. Lol they’re using videotapes. Whoa…the last time I watched this it was on a video. And the DVD upgrade really brings out the gore! 2. This opening scene is still effective, even… Continue reading

‘Inavasion of the Body Snatchers’ (1978) – Retro Review

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The one film franchise that gets remade as more often than ‘The Punisher’, and one movie in Hollywood that actually has a valid reason for being revisited. The original version of the story… Continue reading

‘Bronson’ DVD Review

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Director: Nicholas Winding Refn Starring: Tom Hardy, Matt King, Juliet Oldfield Plot: The true story of Britain’s most violent, and expensive, prisoner as told from his point of view. Review: When it was… Continue reading

‘Love and Other Drugs’ DVD Review

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Director: Edward Zwick Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hank Azaria, Oliver Platt, Judy Greer Plot: A career orientated guy and an arty girl get together for some shagging but come to realise that… Continue reading

‘Burke & Hare’ DVD Review

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  Loosely based on real events, this grotesque period comedy doesn’t entertain as a comedy, a horror or an insight into the famous crimes. Although well cast, the leads lack any of the… Continue reading