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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
Ant-Man

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
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: Hot Pursuit – Runs cold and old

May 8, 2015 – 7:45 am
Hot Pursuit

Insulting and awkward, Hot Pursuit is a rehash of age-old material that runs cold quickly and is likely to set the entire women’s movement back for decades.

Mini-review – Star Wars: A New Dawn

May 4, 2015 – 5:45 am
Star Wars: A New Dawn

A New Dawn suffers from the same problem as the other titles in the new Star Wars canon.

Lords of the Sith: the dark side of the new Star Wars canon

May 4, 2015 – 5:04 am
Lords of the Sith

Plenty of mayhem and massacres makes Lords of the Sith a virtual novelization for the greatest Star Wars video game never made.

Review: Ex Machina – A.I. Sci-Fi done right

April 24, 2015 – 7:45 am
Ex Machina

Ex Machina is a science-fiction film that takes a smart and realistic look at the creation of intelligent, lifelike robots and our selfish desire to build them.