Tag

action

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Don 2

Shah Rukh Khan returns as criminal mastermind Don, and the cat-and-mouse-game begins again. Is this sequel worth the chase?


Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

The Guns of James Bond

A rare behind the scenes look at the iconic weapons of Ian Fleming’s super-spy from someone who knows his stuff (
and there’s a little bit of Sean Connery too).


Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The Man with the Golden Gun

Roger Moore’s second outing as Ian Fleming’s suave superspy sees him up against Christopher Lee. Does this 1974 entry in the James Bond series earn its license to kill, or does it merely make you want to die another day?


Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Green Lantern

All the willpower in the universe may not able to save this big screen outing of the emerald knight from turning you yellow.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Thor

Kenneth Branagh directed a Marvel superhero movie about a Norse god. And it is positively divine!


Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Sucker Punch’s One-Two Punch

There’s nothing quite like the first reveal of a project that’s been on your radar, but that you’re undecided about. Zack Snyder may not be one of my favourite filmmakers, but even in his flawed adaptation of Watchmen there was enough to like, and enough visual and storytelling acumen that he’s become a director to […]


Friday, May 21st, 2010

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Heroic Princes, Beautiful Princesses, and… illegal weapons in the Middle East? It may be the strangest mix of things that went into Mike Newell’s adaptation of the classic video game, but is this movie more ‘next level’ than ‘game over’?


Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Iron Man 2

It’s version 2.0 of the franchise that showed that superhero movies could be fun and exciting all at the same time. So, does team Iron Man successfully launch a well oiled new machine, or is this a bug-riddled bucket of bolts that should be sent back to its manufacturer?


Friday, December 25th, 2009

Sherlock Holmes

Robert Downey Jr. is Sherlock Holmes. Jude Law is Dr. Watson. Guy Ritchie is behind the camera. What more do you need to know about the wittiest romp of the year?


Friday, December 18th, 2009

Avatar

The biggest movie of the year, and possible the rapidly ending decade. But is James Cameron’s alien epic a worthwhile trip to another world, or should you just stay put at home?