Re-writes are the mind-killer – Dune (1984) (Film Review)

Posted by - September 17, 2020
Following the science-fiction movie explosion of the early 1980's – arguably the most influential period for the film genre in history – expectations were at an all-time high approaching the mid-decade. Ground-breaking features such as The Empire Strikes Back, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and Blade Runner paved the way for filmmakers to broaden conceptual horizons in

“I Think Women Can Do Anything” – Charlie’s Angels (Film Review)

Posted by - December 3, 2019
It seems like every other generation, more or less, gets their Charlie's Angels reboot. The original TV series ran for the second half of the 1970s, while the noughties played host to two film outings for a new version of the team. This time around, we're rebooting the Townsend Agency for an era in which

“You still have time” – Logan (Film Review)

Posted by - March 3, 2017
The tenth instalment in the X-Men franchise, Logan tells the story of an ageing, dying, war-weary Logan trying to make life better for himself and the now senile Charles Xavier, but when a mysterious young girl named Laura Kinney enters Logan’s life, he and Xavier embark on one final adventure before their time is up.

How I Met My Father – Match (DVD Review)

Posted by - October 5, 2015
Patrick Stewart`s name has, over the last few decades, become synonymous with a handful of iconic roles. From Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek The Next Generation and Charles Xavier in the X-Men films (a role, let's face it, he was born to play), to voicing Susie Swanson and Avery Bullock in the Family Guy