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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [2014]

I tried. I really did. I said I would. A friend of mine asked me to because he knew how bad it was, and knew the potential for…

Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro (The Castle of Cagliostro) [1979]

Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro (The Castle of Cagliostro) was Japanese animation superstar Hayao Miyazaki’s first directorial feature, and the second Lupin III film. The television series (and…

The Grand Budapest Hotel [2014]

The Grand Budapest Hotel is easily Wes Anderson’s most adventurous and polished piece to date. Calling it a masterpiece is not too strong a statement. The attention to…

Wu Dang [2012]

Directed by Patrick Leung, Wu Dang is a sort of Indiana Jones but with HK superstar Vincent Zhao (most notably Tsui Hark’s masterpiece Dao (the Blade) [1995], but…

Ender’s Game [2013]

The Ender series by Orson Scott Card is commonly considered one of the greatest achievements of science fiction writing. The books are awesome. I’ve read all of the…

The Chronicles of Riddick [2004]

The Chronicles of Riddick, the 2004 sequel to the surprise cult hit, Pitch Black [2000] polarised audiences with its complete departure in theme, genre and vein from the…

The Lone Ranger [2013]

There is very little point going into depth about why and how The Lone Ranger is total and complete arse. Because it is, and what any review really…

Baramgwa Hamjje Sarajida (The Grand Heist) [2012]

Baramgwa Hamjje Sarajida (The Grand Heist) is one of those zany Korean films that blends about a thousand different genres and somehow gets away with it. Set in…

Avatar [2009]

I’m not sure what made me sit through this dross again. It may have been the flu. It may have been the promise of a special effects driven,…

Wreck-It Ralph [2012]

Pros: John C. Reilly Jack McBrayer Jane Lynch Sarah Silverman It’s a movie that’s effectively the videogame version of Who Framed Roger Rabbit. With the addition of old-school…