Monday, 27 July 2015

Inside Out


Pixar prove their mastery of the form by anthropomorphising emotional states in order to describe the existential crisis of a pre-teen girl leaving her childhood behind. Primary coloured, funny, touching and deeply profound all at the same time.


Saturday, 25 July 2015

The Island

Gives away its mysteries a bit too soon, probably because Michael Bay is in a hurry to get to where he can just throw stuff at cars and make Scarlett Johansson pout a lot.

Wednesday, 22 July 2015


I'm pleased to report that this has weathered it's age extremely well, its still the glorious trash that it was twenty odd years ago. King.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Simon Killer

Drab character study of a parasitic wanker.


Marvel's most basic formula for hero creation flourishes due to a strong character driven script and a clever inversion of Marvel's sense of scale that ends in superb cosmic weirdness.

Sunday, 19 July 2015

The Death Of "Superman Lives": What Happened?

An insight into the insanity that is the brain of a movie producer. They really are fucking mental.

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Escape Plan

Deeply average excuse to put Stallone and Schwarzenegger together despite the fact that they're both far too old for this shit.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Terminator: Genisys

Just makes the contrast between films of yesteryear and the inconsistent, idiotic bullshit of today even more stark.

Monday, 13 July 2015


Another piece of teen fiction that sets up a convoluted restrictive society so it can be brought crashing down through a combination of independent thought, selflessness and running about whooping like a moron.

Saturday, 4 July 2015


Argento succeeds in emulating the shoddy editing, stilted dialogue and nonsensical plotting of classic Giallo whilst also giving things a modern edge by using digital photography to make it all look flat and stupid.
Meanwhile Adrien Brody gives proceedings an edge of hilarity by radiating a clear, intense disdain for everything going on around him. Here's my favourite as Brody responds to a particularly woeful edit;

Friday, 3 July 2015

We Are The Night [Wir sind die Nacht]

A German update of old fashioned lesbian vampires, swamped in flashy, modern consumption.