Sunday, 19 June 2016

The Secret Life Of Pets [3D]

Invites comparison to a bunch of other kids movies but doesn't come off favourably against any of them.

Friday, 17 June 2016


Totally worth another watch for the moment when, having watched a character get lifted off a steel pole impaling her shoulder, the teenager turned to me and flatly stated 'She should just put a tampon in either end of that and she'll be fine.'

The Conjuring 2

An insistent adherence to the facts of an obvious hoax clashes with the ludicrous fright attempts, including gems such as a lady being pushed over by a painting or a dog slowly popping into rubbery CGI, further hampered by a slew of characters who are visibly struggling to give a shit.
So insipid I forgot I'd watched it.

Sunday, 12 June 2016


Posits that if the acquisition of luck were a superpower then those blessed with the abiliy would spend all their time engaged in petty squabbles over who was the luckiest.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

The Nice Guys

Shane Black makes his movie again.
That's OK though, Shane Black's movie is always excellent, he should feel free to make it as many times as he wants.

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Pitch Black

The teenager had this one marked twenty minutes in when she declared 'This movie is terrible. The storyline is cack and everybody just swears instead of doing something interesting.' The rest of the film then steadfastedly proved her correct.

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Warcraft: The Beginning [IMAX 3D]

Gets the world just right, presents itself on a truly epic scale then throws so much story at you the whole affair becomes exhausting.