Tag Archive: film reviews

Review – The Amazing Spider-Man

As each generation’s attention span shortens so does their memory and that’s the formula used to reboot your friendly neighbourhood Spider-man into your moody misdirected web-slinger in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’.

Review – Ted

After poking fun at Hollywood via the cartoon series ‘Family Guy’ and ‘American Dad’, it’s time for writer/director Seth MacFarlane to step up with his film debut ‘Ted’. MacFarlane’s brand of humour shines… Continue reading

Review – Brave

Despite Pixar’s pairing with Disney, the digital animation studio has managed to stay out of the arena of the Disney Princess. Pixar almost distanced themselves from the familiar fairytale style films of the… Continue reading

Review – Cabin in the Woods

‘Kick yourself cinema’ is something that happens when you see a simple idea executed to near perfection. The concept is so clever and effective that you’ll be kicking yourself that you didn’t come… Continue reading

Review – Rock of Ages

With so many remakes and sequels getting the green-light from film studio executives it seems the idea pool in Hollywood is getting shallow. The same could be said for the music industry where… Continue reading

Review – Get the Gringo

In life we all make mistakes. They can be graded as a minor hiccup, a moderate failure or the biggest one of all – the Mel Gibson. While some might choose not to… Continue reading

Review – Prometheus

Director Sir Ridley Scott will be 75 years old in November and he’s looking for answers. There is no doubt that Scott has earned his success and even a knighthood with iconic films… Continue reading

Review – Men in Black 3

When the first ‘Men in Black’ film was released in 1997 the tagline was “protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe”, a cool little idea that combined sci-fi with comedy and… Continue reading

Review – The Dictator

WARNING: VERY MINOR SPOILERS It’s easy to offend people, but it can be more difficult to get people to laugh. The best place to test this theory is in the realm of amateur… Continue reading

Review – Iron Sky

The great Italian playwright and satirist Dario Fo, won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in 1997. Fo was given the honour for being a person “who emulates the jesters of the Middle… Continue reading

Review – Dark Shadows

Soft drink companies are always trying to replicate the taste of their unhealthy tooth destroying drinks into a diet version. When first tasting the low sugar full flavour option in an attempt to… Continue reading

Review – The Five-Year Engagement

“The journey is more important than the destination” is a valid point and the saying is often used to ease the pain of a long flight stop-over in a strange country when travelling.… Continue reading

Review – Wish You Were Here

WARNING: POSSIBLE MINOR SPOILERS IF YOU’RE SENSITIVE Australians love to flock to Asia like the British to Bondi Beach on Christmas day. It’s an unofficial rite of passage for Australians to explore the… Continue reading

Review – The Avengers

Be prepared for a LOT of gushing over Marvel Studio’s ‘The Avengers’. I’m going to give it to you straight; the film is phenomenally awesome. No review for the film really matters anyway… Continue reading

Review – ‘Battleship’

The human imagination is a very powerful thing and when used effectively it can conjure up a school for wizards, dream machines and get rich quick pyramid schemes. So what happens when someone… Continue reading