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Review: A Walk in the Woods – Gallivanting geezers in the great outdoors

September 2, 2015 – 2:45 pm

A Walk in the Woods is a fun buddy flick overall, but its forest is not quite as refreshing as you might hope.

Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – Snazzy sixties spy cinema

August 14, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

This cold war era throwback holds its own against the 2015 surplus of spy films. Director Guy Ritchie delivers a fun, stylish thriller with a sixties retro vibe.

Review: Fantastic Four – Fourgeddaboudit

August 7, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four

Despite its baggage I had high hopes Josh Trank would deliver an exciting Fantastic Four film that would prove the naysayers wrong. Well…that didn’t happen.

Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

July 31, 2015 – 7:45 am
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is one of the best films I’ve seen this year, and in comparison with 2015’s other fun action movies, that’s saying something.

Review: Ant-Man – More fun than a picnic

July 17, 2015 – 12:05 am

Despite the throngs of doubters who thought that Peyton Reed, would never be able to pull off this film, he has delivered an outstanding Marvel masterpiece.

Review: Terminator Genisys – Fractured future tales

July 1, 2015 – 7:45 am
Terminator Genisys

What if the Sega Genesis gaming console was actually the impetus of Skynet, the artificial intelligence system that will eventually annihilate the human race? Well, that actually has nothing to do with Terminator Genisys, but …

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: Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World – An island of oddity

June 10, 2015 – 7:45 am
Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World

This excellent film explores the eccentric home and psyche of world famous surrealist artisan, H.R. Giger, known for his wickedly dark biomechanical stylings.

Review: San Andreas – Cartoon catastrophe with a shaky premise

May 29, 2015 – 7:45 am
San Andreas

The shaky premise of this cartoonish catastrophe is drowning in so much ridiculous melodrama that all the cool collapsing buildings in the world can’t save it.

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

May 22, 2015 – 7:15 am

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.