Dredd 3D review

I lament what seems to be the passing of the 18 rated block­buster movie. Back in the nine­teen eighties and the nine­teen nineties, rental video…

Licence To Kill review

There’s a def­in­ite cycle to Bond films. They start rel­at­ively low-key and gritty (although Bond, as spy dra­mas go, has never been truly gritty), and…

Death Race 2000 review

The word “dysto­pia” is described in my dic­tion­ary as “a soci­ety char­ac­ter­ised by human misery, squalor, oppres­sion, dis­ease, and overcrowding.” Death Race 2000, a dysto­pian…

Zardoz review

Zar­doz is part of that period where Sean Con­nery just seemed to be doing stuff, but no-one was inter­ested, because they’d rather he was just…

Streets Of Fire review

Wal­ter Hill and John Car­penter are, I think, two dir­ect­ors with some sim­il­ar­it­ies to each other. Wal­ter Hill per­haps isn’t so fam­ous by vir­tue of…

The Muppets review

Has it really been a whole six years since the last Mup­pet movie? Indeed it has, the Mup­pets’ Wiz­ard of Oz was released way back…

Moon review

This is a film that’s taken me two attempts to watch it. The first time, I found myself doz­ing, so switched it off. Iron­ic­ally this…

Went The Day Well? review

Doesn’t every­one love a film where Fritz takes a jolly good past­ing? Okay, so the second world war ended over sixty years ago, but every…