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…

The Expendables 2 review

Who knew that adding Jean-Claude Van Damme to a movie helps improve it? Well, okay, any action movie fan worth his salt knew this. But…

The Darkest Hour review

What is it about alien inva­sion movies? Like Al Pacino in The God­father Part 3, just when I think I’m out, they pull me back…

Avengers Assemble review

First things first. That title, that godaw­ful title, Avengers Assemble, that we’ve been lumbered with in the UK, whilst the rest of the world gets…

A Horrible Way To Die review

Pity the poor act­ors in A Hor­rible Way To Die. They do a pretty great job, espe­cially Amy Sei­metz as the alco­holic ex-girlfriend of a…

Shark Night review

I have a weak­ness for aquatic mon­ster movies. Maybe I’m still search­ing for the hugely enjoy­able thrills I got from Spiel­berg’s Jaws the first time…