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: White House Down

Probably one of blockbuster-director Roland Emmerich’s better movies over the last ten years or more, White House Down ticks all the boxes as a solid action film. John Cale (Channing Tatum) is a man out to prove himself to his wife and emotionally distant daughter by signing up to become one of the US President’s…

Remake Rumble Review: Godzilla

It is ironic that people today moan about action movies having ten, twenty minutes of solid action and destruction; little do they realise that films have been doing this for decades! This is something of a Remake Rumble as well as a saga review. The original Gojira, an American release of the same film Godzilla:…

Review: Anonymous

Maybe if I knew all there was to know about Shakespeare and what transpired around the time period, I may have more to say and more to appreciate. As is, I found this pretty tedious. Anonymous explores the possibility that William Shakespeare’s classic writings were not his own, and that he was little more than…