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Largo Winch [2008]

The past ten years feels like it has contained a proliferation of big budget French films based on classic BDs (bande dessinée) or French-language comics. It’s not strictly…

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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…

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For [2014]

By standard film KPI’s, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is a piece of shit. But you can’t really judge it as though it’s a standard film….

The Wolverine [2013]

I had forgotten that I’d even seen this film until writing the review for the latest X-Men film, Days of Future Past [2014]. The Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) (also…

Guardians of the Galaxy [2014]

Much as I may incur a fair amount of wrath (from both the pro and con camps) for this statement: Guardians of the Galaxy is okay. It’s competent….

The Amazing Spider-man 2 [2014]

Surprisingly, The Amazing Spider-man 2 is a lot better than you’d expect. Like the first Amazing Spider-man, the film’s greatest problem is that it can’t avoid being compared…

Man of Steel [2013]

I tried…I really tried…but at the 45 minute mark I just couldn’t go on. I’ve been told that the fights were great, that the special effects were awesome,…

Iron Man 3 [2013]

Richest man in the world, super-scientist, mechanic, inventor extraordinaire, wise-cracking faux arsehole with a heart of gold superhero Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) is back…

Crows Zero [2007]

Takashi Miike is definitely an acquired taste…or at least most of his films are. In a little over 20 years he has directed over 90 films. Although the…

Dredd [2012]

Based on the 1977 English comic from the pages of science fiction anthology 2000AD, this Brittish/South African adaptation has, thankfully, nothing to do with the painfully glitzy, Stalone-raspberry-earning,…