Review: Independence Day – Resurgence

Probably Roland Emmerich’s best film since Day After Tomorrow, but I’m not sure what that means… his¬†practiced method of “bigger is better”, doesn’t run true here… Exactly twenty years since they first attacked Earth, the aliens are back for revenge. Humanity has spent the time preparing for the worst by reverse engineering the technology left…

Review: Independence Day

How can a movie be so silly, exciting, emotive, hearty and stupid all at the same time? Independence Day is surely the lightning that director Roland Emmerich has been forever trying to rekindle. In 1996, July 2nd, aliens arrived on Earth with only one goal in mind: total annihilation. It is up to a scientist-turn…

Review: Gods of Egypt

Egyptian mythology does not deserve this kind of treatment. In a time when mortals lived alongside the ancient Egyptian gods, the god of Air and Wind, Horus, is pitted against his uncle Set after the murder of Osiris, the god king of Egypt. But when Horus is blinded after Set takes his eyes, he must…

Review: Godzilla (2014)

I didn’t like my first attempt at reviewing Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla, it was too much of a rant for my tastes, so I took the time to watch the film again. It really has been 2014’s most divisive film yet and I wanted to be sure of my original opinion (You can’t say I’m not…

Review: Battleship

Battleship? More like a Sub… …with ham and cheese! Am I right? Following the success of the Transformers film franchise, Hasbro runs its finger down the index of toy licenses they own and inexplicably land on the Battleship board game. The film follows a young man drafted into the Navy in a bid to get…