FILM REVIEW; GHOSTBUSTERS

The horrendous racist and misogynistic backlash and ridiculous levels of fan entitlement leading up to the Ghostbusters reboot have been unprecedented, in my lifetime at least. The Paul Feig directed reboot has reared its head in GH and I guess you could fault it for a number of things, mainly the canker of mainstream HollywoodContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; GHOSTBUSTERS”

FILM REVIEW; GREEN ROOM

Green Room was one my most anticipated films in 2016. Every review of talked about the shocking levels of violence and the riveting suspense. It did live up to expectations but not in a way I expected. On the surface, Green Room isn’t the most violent film in the world but thanks to writer/director JeremyContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; GREEN ROOM”

FILM REVIEW; INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

The good news with Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence is, it is an enjoyable ride, solid popcorn fare. The bad news is I spent most of this sequel just laughing – laughing at this film and its script which mostly bordered on ludicrous. Truth be told, the bad news needn’t actually bad news. There shouldContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE”

FILM REVIEW; THE SURVIVALIST

The eight year-old me’s vision of the future featured flying cars, super-fast food and service robots and more – think the Jetsons or worst case scenario, 1995’s Judge Dredd. Fast forwards some 16 years later and I don’t put it beyond humanity to screw up the world. A desolate punishing future akin to Mad MaxContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; THE SURVIVALIST”