Review: Hardcore Henry

An ultra-violent action film shot entirely from a first person perspective, Hardcore Henry blurs the line between video game and movie as far as possible. What did I just witness?? My eyes actually hurt after that. Henry wakes within a high tech laboratory were his wife reassembles him with a bionic arm and leg, only…

Review: Chappie

From the director of District 9 and Elysium, a robot is given a chance to experience growing up in a city of gangland warfare after an experimental artificial consciousness is loaded into it. Dev Patel (of Slumdog Millionaire fame) plays Deon, a praised robotics designer responsible for ending most crime in Johannesburg by inventing Scout robots for…

Remake Rumble Review: Oldboy

Remake Rumble…? More like Remake Execution. So, against my better judgment I’ve decided to do this particular Remake Rumble! I guess it wouldn’t leave my mind until I had seen it through. Read, and feel the frustration! Oldboy (2003) The definition of a revenge tale, beautifully savage and cynically dark in humour, Oldboy is one…

Review: Maleficent (2D)

Is there any better example of missing the point than this? Maleficent: “I am the Queen of All Evil” – Sleeping Beauty 1959. Now, Maleficent is a Paragon of True Love. When the realm of fairies and the world of humans fall into war, Maleficent, one of the most powerful of fairies, strives to protect her…