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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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Goemul (The Host) [2006]

The best thing about Korean cinema in general, and Bong Joon-ho’s Goemul (The Host) [2006], is the blatant genre-bending and general disregard for cinematic rules that we, as…

The Zero Theorem [2013]

The latest film by surrealist filmmaker Terry Gilliam, The Zero Theorem, is everything you’d expect from the ex-Monty Python, director of Monty Python and the Holy Grail [1975], The Crimson…

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…

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….

Snowpiercer [2013]

Armed with the knowledge that using rhetorical questions in writing is a cardinal… fuck it… What is a film review for? Is it a)     To help people that…

RoboCop [2014]

The most important thing to be said about this remake of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 classic is: the RoboCop remake is a lot better than the Total Recall remake….

Redline [2009]

Redline is a fast and furious anime directed by Takashi Koike about futuristic car racing. I downloaded this because of Tadanobu Asano, but I accidentally got a dub…