The Hunger Games review

Psst! Don’t men­tion Battle Roy­ale. Too late! I men­tioned it. Nov­el­ist Suz­anne Collins is on record as say­ing that she’d never heard of the Battle…

Hell Comes To Frogtown review

The Mad Max films are pretty good. Except maybe the one with Tina Turner in it. But they’re miss­ing a cru­cial ingredi­ent. They don’t have…

Cowboys And Aliens review

Although based on a comic book, the idea for the film came first, the then unre­leased comic being part of the ori­ginal pitch to Hol­ly­wood…

Lifeforce review

Life­force is based on a book called The Space Vam­pires, by Colin Wilson. As the film’s cred­its roll, you might be mis­taken for think­ing it…

X-Men: First Class review

They’re a funny lot these X-Men. Their world is one where people dis­cover that they have some sort of crazy power or strength that’s bey­ond…

Contagion review

It’s as I always thought. The really lethal vir­uses tar­get not just Joe Aver­age, but the Hol­ly­wood Elite. One of the film’s major stars —…

Thor review

Thor is the latest Mar­vel super­hero film to hit the screens, and another taster for the forth­com­ing Avengers movie. And that’s the main worry. Does…