Tag Archive: movie reviews

Review – Wrath of the Titans

Greek mythology is rich with stories that feature brave heroes, grisly beasts and ghastly villains. The tales have survived thousands of years only to face the greatest challenge of all…Hollywood. When ‘Clash of… Continue reading

Review – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

If horseracing is the sport of kings, then fishing is the sport of the king’s financial advisor Nigel. It’s a pastime that may seem like a complete bore to some, but there is… Continue reading

Review – The Raid or The Raid: Redemption

Most mainstream Hollywood action films are spineless. Modern audiences have forgotten the feeling of a real adrenaline rush thanks to the watered down efforts of the ‘Fast and the Furious’ franchise, as an… Continue reading

Review – The Hunger Games

“All in all you’re just another brick in the wall” – Pink Floyd Pink Floyd may be the stoner’s music of choice, but the biting social commentary of their double album ‘The Wall’… Continue reading

Review – Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance

If driving or riding a motorcycle and you’re caught breaking the law by speeding or drink driving, it’s not long before you lose your license and become a permanent fixture of public transport.… Continue reading

Review – The Rum Diary

Getting lost in the wilderness is easy to do. Everyday people are rescued from jungles, deserts and multi-levelled parking lots. You see them getting winched up by a rescue helicopter on the news… Continue reading

Review – 21 Jump Street

Editor of The Popcorn Junkie and regular reviewer, Cameron Williams, recently interviewed Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum to promote the release of ’21 Jump Street’ and we’ll have the interview up on the… Continue reading

Review – Carnage

Parenting must be a tough gig made difficult by the fact that everyone has an opinion on the correct way to raise a child. The politics of parenting and a wide range of… Continue reading

Review – Project X

I’m calling it…4:30pm 1 March 2012, the time a I saw the film industry and possibly humankind, hit a brand new low with ‘Project X’. A film so bad it doesn’t deserve to… Continue reading

Review – John Carter

You know that red rag tied in the middle of a rope that helps decide the winner of a game of tug-of-war? I was that red rag while watching ‘John Carter’ and the… Continue reading

Review – Shame

Sex addiction is a curious condition because you can argue that every adult suffers from the state at some point in their life. Hell, from the minute most boys hit puberty it’s hard… Continue reading

Review – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS Director Stephen Daldry set himself a very hard task when he signed on to direct ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’. Two of the hardest issues to broach on a film… Continue reading

Review – Contraband

Most properly planned cinemas have an emergency exit well placed to the bottom left or right of the room for patrons to easily vacate the premises in the event of a fire. During… Continue reading

Review – My Week with Marilyn

It’s hard not to go one day without seeing Marilyn Monroe’s image plastered on something. Teenage girls carry around handbags with Monroe pouting seductively on cheap leather, and I wonder whether they have… Continue reading

Review – The Grey

WARNING: Before reading this review or seeing ‘The Grey’ please take time to consider the following: 1. Make sure you don’t have a holiday planned that requires air travel. 2. Make sure you’re… Continue reading