Retro Review | Soldier (1998)

Retro Review | Soldier (1998)

Kurt Russell stars in 1998's Soldier. An expensive action film that certainly doesn't look like one! Background In my opinion, director Paul Anderson got off to a cracking start. His directorial debut was the independent film Shopping, released in 1994. This obviously caught [...]

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Retro Review | The Guyver (1991)

Retro Review | The Guyver (1991)

The Guyver makes the transition from Japanese anime to live action in this 1991 low-budget American sci-fi film. Background Back in the early 1990’s, anime (Japanese animation) exploded onto the scene here in the UK with the VHS release of Akira from [...]

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Review | Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Review | Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Tom Cruise returns as Jack Reacher. Never Go Back? Maybe he should've Never Come Back! Background A few years ago, whilst browsing the section an internet forum regarding books, someone recommended reading the Jack Reacher novels by Lee Childs. After finding the first [...]

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T2: Trainspotting | A Nostalgic, Fun Romp | Review

T2: Trainspotting | A Nostalgic, Fun Romp | Review

Director Danny Boyle brings together the cast from 'Trainspotting' for a nostalgic sequel that fills in the last twenty years of the story. Like many of my generation, Danny Boyle's 1996 movie, Trainspotting, left an indelible impression. I first saw the film [...]

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Star Trek Beyond | DVD & Blu Ray Review

Star Trek Beyond | DVD & Blu Ray Review

I was wrong to have reservations about 'Star Trek Beyond' Director, Justin Lin. It's the ridiculously 'drunk' moments from the writers that are to blame. With J.J. Abrams diverting his directorial attentions from Star Trek to Star Wars my expectations [...]

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