Erin Brockovich is how you tell a true story of the under-dog versus The Man. It is a well-told, well-acted and perfectly pitched story which has a chilling tale to tale but does so without getting too melodramatic. It also … Continue reading Erin Brockovich (2000) Review
There are some films that will never be Oscar nominees. Anything by Marvel studios will struggle to get a nomination (unless it is in one of the digital effects categories), as will most comedies. There are a few types of films … Continue reading Oscar Month: Films that didn’t get Oscar nominated… but were trying to
It would have been very easy to make Sully a straight “true events” movie. A disaster movie without the disaster. A collection of very specific, real-life events, going through what happened blow-by-blow. There is an aspect of this in Sully, and … Continue reading Sully (2016) Review
Christopher Nolan not only crafts the perfect superhero film but also one of the best film’s ever. There isn’t a misstep in the two and half hour running time of his Batman movie. It works from the ground-up, from soundtrack to story … Continue reading Review 500!: The Dark Knight (2008)
London has Fallen is that rare of occurrences: An action sequel which is better than the first. That isn’t to say it is a great movie or that the improvement is a huge one, just that changing the location to the other … Continue reading London Has Fallen (2016) Review
I have been craving the “classic” 80s and 90s action movies. Hollywood seems so determined to make their movies as universal as possible in an attempt to place more bums on seats that action movies have lost that violent edge or … Continue reading Olympus Has Fallen (2013) Review
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst – Fictional Movie Presidents.