Tag Archives: Action

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) – Movie Review

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Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) – Movie Review

Harakiri (1962) – Movie Review

Alien Covenant (2017) – Non-Spoiler Movie Review (Video version)

Short Film: 5 Days to Kill

Two treasure hunters mistakenly unleash a demon which is given 5 days to quench it’s third for blood. Who will survive and what will be left of them?

A slightly longer short film than the usual, but if you have the time check it out.

 

5 Days to Kill

Some Thoughts on Modern-Day Feminism in Film

Hello there

A while ago I suggested a poll on IMDb here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/252015902

I called it “2015 – The Year of the Feminist” since I felt the year saw a number of movies with females in strong prominent roles.

It sparks some responses on the use of the work “feminism”. Most notably the quote below:

“If we say that 2015 was a feminist year, it’s like highlighting the existence of a deliberate marketing or political trend… well, I don’t know, maybe it’s true.”

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Movie Review: Mad Mad – Road Fury

The Maddest of the Mad

I’ve been waiting for a new Mad Max movie for about 10 years which is back when I watched the originals. That’s not even long as most Mad Max fans have been anticipating George Miller’s return to his beloved franchise. And what an explosive and wacky return it is.

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Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow

Title: Edge of Tomorrow

Year: 2014

Runtime: 113 mins

Genre: Action, Sci-fi

Cast:  Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and Bill Paxton

Director: Doug Liman

Tagline: Live, Die, Repeat

An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy.

Surprisingly refreshing

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