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…

The Man From Hong Kong review

Touted as Australia’s first ever martial arts movie (not sure if it was the last), The Man From Hong Kong was also George Lazenby’s first…

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…