Archive for the 'Movies' Category

20
Apr
09

Star Trek Review

Last week I was lucky enough to get invited to a press screening of Star Trek
You can find out if I thought the phasers were set to stun or kill here
Star Trek 2009

31
Jul
08

Vantage Point on Blu-ray review

Vantage Point - Blu-ray

I’m going to keep this review as spoiler-free as I can, so I’m not be divulging the plot twist that is supposed to be the highlight of this movie. Partly because in my opinion it’s not worth actually telling people, and everyone should get the chance to shout at the screen Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot at that juncture.

But to be honest it wasn’t the only time I was forced to voice my incredulity as the events portrayed in this movie, whole sections make about as much sense as Amy Whinehouse does after a complete bender.

If you didn’t catch the promotions for this movie the premise is simple, if not borrowed from at least three other movies I can think of. We’re presented with 23 minutes or time which usually runs to about 10 minutes of screentime, in which the same events are seen from a different perspective. With each ‘vantage point’ we get more information about the characters, their motivations and additional clues to what’s actually going on. Which, unsurprisingly, isn’t what we’re initially drawn to think.

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31
Jul
08

Been Geek Busy…

Here are a bunch of things I’ve written on geek recently…

10 Great Geek Moments in Movies
Gotham Knight Bluray review
Sweeney Tood Blu-ray Review
Men in Black Blu-ray Review

24
Jun
08

The Professionals on Blu-ray

I’ve not seen a old movie on Blu-ray before, so I’m glad the first one I did see was this one. Read about it here.

20
Jun
08

I, Robot on Blu-ray

At last some decent movies on Blu-ray. My review of I,Robot can be found here.

Yo! Robot person!

20
Jun
08

Stan Winston R.I.P.

It was with great sadness that I learned of the untimely death of Stan Winston, who’s work in fantasy films enthraulled a generation. So I was insipred to write something about his work on Geek, here.

He\'s behing you Stan!

09
May
08

Bring on the DogWelder!!!!

I love comics, but I’ll accept that some characters aren’t destined for the big screen!
Here is my run-down of 10 Comic Book Characters Who Should Never Make It To Film
The rise of Dogwelder




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