Tag Archive: reviews

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

Review – American Reunion

School reunions are all about catching up with friends, reminiscing on good times and reflecting on your education. If you have that gooey sentiment towards school reunions you are kidding yourself. School reunions… Continue reading

Review – A Dangerous Method

For years films have been telling us the most dangerous places are outer space, the ocean or any bar in New York City where single women in their 30s frequent. In reality, one… Continue reading

Review – Dr Seuss’ The Lorax

Saving the environment has become a full time job for the human population. Each day it feels like every action results in harming the planet in some way and what do we get… Continue reading

Review – Mirror Mirror

Expect apple sales to decline in 2012 because it’s the year of the poison apple with the release of two Snow White themed films. The gritty take on the fairytale, ‘Snow White and… Continue reading

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 – 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