Category Archives: Action

Predators

So, Robert Rodriguez has grabbed the Predator franchise by its oozy dayglo green goolies and gone for a reboot; that computer thing where, when you’ve tried all the sensible options, you switch the useless box off, kick it, switch it … Continue reading

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Cop Out

I copped out of Cop Out,  the new buddy cop movie starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan. It’s directed by Kevin Smith, a man who, in his day, new his way around a wisecrack or two. But what’s gone wrong … Continue reading

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Who’s the Baddy?

So who wins? Harvey Keitel’s unnamed Bad Lieutenant or Nicolas Cage’s Bad Lieutenant, Terence McDonagh? Who’s the baddest? It’s not even a close call. The Bad Lieutenant- Port of Call; New Orleans (the full US title… catchy eh?) claims to … Continue reading

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Remember Clash of the Titans?

I went to see Clash of the Titans yesterday. In 3D! I wish I could remember it. I think I enjoyed it. Still, I have less of a memory of the original. It went something like this: Maybe it’s an … Continue reading

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A couple of apocalypses now

If you go to the movies/pictures (take your pick… I’m old fashioned and tend to go to the pictures, though movies seems to sum them up better). Let’s go to the cinema. If you go to the cinema often you’ll … Continue reading

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Hither Green Cinema

I went to Hither Green Cinema the other day. Now, for those of you who don’t know Hither Green (and unless you live here you’re unlikely to) you may be thinking what’s the big deal; we all go to the … Continue reading

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Clooney’s loonies

Funny trailers disturb me. I laughed at the trailer for The Ugly Truth. Admitting that is an ugly truth in itself, though I feel somewhat purged. I worry that all my laughing will be done and gone by the time … Continue reading

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Gail’s gay dad

Yesterday I had time to kill and so I used my pay monthly film pass to go and see the entertainingly awful Blood; the last Vampire. I knew nothing about it and I know nothing of the anime original, so … Continue reading

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Public Enemies

Ok, I’ll have to go and see it again. Surely Public Enemies cannot have been as bad as it seemed to be. Did I miss something? What happened? Why was my mind wandering all the time? Why was I thinking … Continue reading

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Every kiss every hug seems to act just like a drug

Last night I went to see The Lord of the Rings- the Fellowship of the Ring. At the Royal Albert Hall. With the London Philharmonic Orchestra and a bunch of choirs providing the soundtrack. And that’s a bit of a … Continue reading

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