Oblivion (2013) | Review
Official Synopsis: A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
As part of a two man crew responsible for defending the Earth’s few precious remaining natural resources after a devastating alien attack, Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) works alongside partner Victoria (Andrea Riseborough) to maintain a series of aerial defence drones used for shielding the nearby harvesters […]
Review Added: April 16th, 2013
Tagline: Earth is a memory worth fighting for.
In some ways I feel I was duped into seeing this film, even though I actually picked it. From the trailer, which I was thankful for once didn’t seem to give too much away, I decided that it all seemed very WALL-E but with people instead [...]
This Is 40 (2013) | Review
Official Synopsis: A look at the lives of Pete and Debbie a few years after the events of Knocked Up.
Recycling two of the characters from 2007’s Knocked Up, Judd Apatow’s ‘This is 40’ focuses on the Los Angeles based couple Pete (Paul Rudd) & Debbie (Leslie Mann) over the course of a week that sees both turn 40. Whilst this is very much a sour […]
Review Added: April 15th, 2013
Tagline: The Sort-of Sequel to 'Knocked Up'
With my history of not liking the hyped ‘hilarious’ comedies, choosing this film on a bit of a whim could have proved somewhat disastrous for me. Being from the house of Judd Apatow and proudly waving the ‘ unofficial sequel to knocked up’ tagline made me scared. I didn’t like [...]
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) | Review
Official Synopsis: The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
Whilst the Marvel Comics and Hasbro branded toys sold massively well in the 80s, the first attempt at turning this into a live-action film franchise akin to the Transformers series wasn’t the greatest, although having just finished re-watching it I will hold my hands up and […]
Review Added: April 14th, 2013
Tagline: Do you have what it takes?
Oh dear. Oh dear. Where does one start on a review for this film? Well, it’s bad. If you haven’t seen it and if you want a mindless blowing stuff up, butch muscle bound ‘hell yeah’ with a blended bit of comic book sillyness thrown in [...]