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Review: Jurassic World – Hybrid dinosaur homage

June 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Jurassic World

Trevorrow lulls us into thinking we’ve seen this before, but just when the story starts sinking into a tar-pit, he pulls a prehistoric rabbit out of his hat.

Review: Tomorrowland – Robots, ray-guns and retro-future

May 22, 2015 – 7:15 am
Tomorrowland

Director Brad Bird has captured all the fun and magic that the future used to be and infused it with exciting action sequences involving robots and ray-guns.

Mad Max: Fury Road – bring a seat-belt

May 15, 2015 – 12:05 am
Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max Rockatansky is back in the biggest way imaginable, with non-stop, edge-of-your-seat action. You are going to wish your theater had installed seat-belts.

Review: True Story – Truly boring and depressing

April 17, 2015 – 7:45 am
True Story

This new Hill and Franco film is all its uninventive title suggests. It is a true story, but the dull way this truly depressing tale is told is sleep-inducing.

Review: Furious 7 – Unloose the beast

April 3, 2015 – 7:45 am
Furious 7

Comic geeks have nothing on car racing nerds when it comes to convoluted plots, nevertheless, we’re here for edge of your seat action and eye-rolling melodrama.

Review: It Follows – Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean ‘It’ isn’t out to get you

March 27, 2015 – 7:50 am
It Follows

‘It Follows’ exemplifies low-budget horror filmmaking at its best and it is better (and creepier) than most of its hoity-toity high-budget cousins to boot.

Review: Get Hard – Hardly funny

March 27, 2015 – 7:45 am
Get Hard

If you’ve seen the films Stir Crazy, Trading Places, Bringing Down the House or any other odd couple comedy flick then you’ve pretty much already seen Get Hard.

Review: The Gunman – Sean Penn shoots, misses

March 20, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Gunman

If Stallone had a pretentious brother, tweaked on steroids and cigarettes, who wanted to try his hand at an action movie, he might be Sean Penn in The Gunman.

Review: Chappie – Robots be illin

March 6, 2015 – 7:45 am
Chappie

Should robots be given sentient intelligence? If it means they will become urban hip-hop gangsters as happens in the film Chappie, then I vote a resounding no!

Review: The Lazarus Effect – Resurrection resurrection

February 27, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Lazarus Effect

This ground has been tread repeatedly and The Lazarus Effect adds nothing new to the resurrection genre. But its lack of originality doesn’t make it a bad film.

Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service – Happy Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2015 – 7:45 am
Kingsman: The Secret Service

If you loved the old Roger Moore James Bond movies and think that that the modern version is simply too serious, then this is the motion picture for you.

Review: Jupiter Ascending – a space opera smoothie

February 6, 2015 – 7:45 am
Jupiter Ascending

A masterpiece of innocent old fashioned fantasy that harkens back to a different era, when space adventures were fun and didn’t have to make a lot of sense.

Review: Black Sea – Implausible undersea adventure

January 30, 2015 – 7:45 am
Black Sea

The plot of ‘Black Sea’ seems like a great concept, but as the air in this movie’s ill-fated submarine becomes thinner, so does the plausibility of its story.

Review: Blackhat – Hemsworth as a hunky hacker hero

January 16, 2015 – 7:50 am
Blackhat

If you can buy into the concept that a genius computer hacker could also be a knife-fighting, bullet-dodging badass, then you’ll probably be good with Blackhat.