Review: 300 – Rise of an Empire

It’s time to trim your beards, wear eyeliner, shave off your chest hair and bludgeon and stab people to death in slow motion! With 300: Rise of an Empire, I’ve also reviewed the 2007 Zack Snyder film. 300: Rise of an Empire Here’s a good example of when a director puts his name only to…

Trilogy Review: RoboCop

Dead or alive, you’re coming with me. I never really watched RoboCop when I was younger, I was more on the Terminator side of things back then, but I had the big action figure, it was awesome. I even had the first film’s poster on my wall. Now there is a remake coming out… sadly….

Review: Bullet to the Head

Stallone returns to more self indulgence as he stomps around, growling and shooting every man he sees. Oh, and he reminds us that he’s old now. A thug-turn-vigilante goes for revenge against an organised mob boss after his partner is killed, while a young police officer wants to bring the same mob to justice. Stallone’s…

Review: Django Unchained

After seeing Django Unchained it is a wonder why it took Quintin Tarantino so long to make a Western! Set in 1858, “two years before the Civil War” we follow the slave named Django (Jamie Foxx) when he is freed by a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz) who needs him in identifying some of his…

Tribute Review: Tony Scott

Less than two weeks ago director Tony Scott passed away, and Hollywood lost one of its better contributors, a director whose films felt kinetic and real in an era of visual effects and padding. His films were often style over substance, and while his older brother Ridley Scott often directed cerebral movies, his films were…