District 13: Ultimatum

Film Review – District 13: Ultimatum (2009)

Ah, the French. They have such a unique way of doing things, no? This is at heart just your basic action film, but seeing as it comes from the pen of Luc Besson, the man who brought us Leon and…

Safety Not Guaranteed

Film Review – Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Safety Not Guaranteed is a story from the producers of Little Miss Sunshine, a film which I include along with Napoleon Dynamite and Dogtooth in my holy trinity of classic ‘awkward dance routine’ films. It’s semi-based upon a true story,…

Wreck-It Ralph

Film Review – Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

I watched Wreck-It Ralph the other day, because it was Sadie’s birthday and that was the film she chose. To be honest, I wasn’t looking forward to it because it had been a long day at work and the last…

The Omega Man

Film Review – The Omega Man (1971)

OK, I think it’s time for a little honesty. I think that it is important for people to declare any prior interest in a subject that they review or pass comment on, in the interest of impartiality. To that end,…

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Film Review – Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a crime-caper film about a guy (Robert Downey Jr) who accidentally gets a job as an actor while hiding from the police after a break-in, but then ends up pretending to be a detective (with…

Dark Star Poster

Film Review – Dark Star (1974)

Dark Star is a Sci-Fi film from 1974, written by Dan O’Bannon (who later wrote Alien amongst other things) and directed by John Carpenter (who also co-wrote, produced and did some of the music). It’s widely lauded as a cult classic…