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Transformers: Age of Extinction [2014]

I had hoped that Marky Mark’s action film sensibilities may mean that the fourth installment of the chronically shit, Michael Bay, film-based-on-toys (seriously when has a film based…

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47 Ronin [2013]

[Alternate Title]: Why even though 47 Ronin is a horrendous film that (at the time of writing) rates second all time for most money lost at the box…

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….

Edge of Tomorrow [2014]

As long as you don’t spend too much time thinking about it, the latest Tom Cruise action sci fi (the poor casting of 52-year-old Tom Cruise and Action together…

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…

X-Men: Days of Future Past [2014]

Sometimes it’s really hard to come up with more than a couple of sentences in a film review. Usually (as is the case here), it’s because the film…

Better Off Dead [1985]

Better Off Dead starring John Cusack as some teenage dude is an absolute gem of 1980s filmmaking. The funny, irreverent and completely unstructured film is reminiscent of the…

Valley Girl [1983]

In Valley Girl, like Julie (Deborah Foreman) from the valley, is like dating Tommy (Michael Bowen) and he’s really popular and buff, but he’s like a major drag…

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….

Magic in the Moonlight [2014]

From Broadsheet (with a few additions) This year’s Woody Allen film, Magic in the Moonlight, revisits a number of his favourite themes and concepts: performing magicians, the 1920s…