These days you can’t have a year without at least one boxing movie. The same can be said for American Football, sometimes baseball and occasionally basketball. There was even a spate of golf movies at one point… that’s right, Golf! … Continue reading Seven Unusual Sports in Movies
I am now accepting my third Liebster award, this time nominated by Plain Simple Tom over at plainsimpletomreviews. Really straight forward, I answer Tom’s 11 questions, I set 11 questions of my own and nominate a bunch of people to answer … Continue reading My Third Liebster Award!
I genuinely thought that a Hunger Games movie without the best aspect, the Hunger Games themselves, wouldn’t work. What I hadn’t realised is that subtly, the first two movies had created a world, characters and developing story that had much … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014) Review
I really worry for the future of the Hunger Games franchise. The first film really surprised me. I expected a rip-off of Battle Royale, toned down and aimed at the young adult market. Instead the movie presented a great satire on … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Review
Low expectations can go a long way to improving how you view a film. They also have the alternate effect, but for Hunger Games, I was definitely thinking that it was going to be a soft, teen-aimed, love-affair set in … Continue reading The Hunger Games (2012) Review
I would like to see a Battle Royale Hollywood remake. Not because I think it needs it, I don’t, I think Battle Royale is very good as it is, but because I’d be interested in how they handled it. In a time when money and reaching the largest available audience forces films like Die Hard 4 to tone itself down for a more inclusive certification, how would they handle or what would they change about a very mature film like Battle Royale. I’m intrigued because I think the mature element is what makes Battle Royale so unique and successful as a movie. It’s not the … Continue reading Battle Royale (2000) Review