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The Ugly Truth review – misogyny versus misandry!
August 4, 2009 – 10:43 pm | Comments Off on The Ugly Truth review – misogyny versus misandry!
The Ugly Truth review – misogyny versus misandry!

There is something about romantic comedies made these days. They are incredibly predictable, with only a few exceptions. Most of them seem to take their foundations from classic romantic tales such as Cyrano De Bergerac …

The Answer Man (Arlen Faber) review – a tale once told; told again!
July 17, 2009 – 2:35 pm | Comments Off on The Answer Man (Arlen Faber) review – a tale once told; told again!
The Answer Man (Arlen Faber) review – a tale once told; told again!

When you watch the trailer for The Answer Man (also known as Arlen Faber) you get the feeling you are watching another adaptation of Finding Forrester along with a smattering of As Good as It …

Brüno review – not funny – not entertaining – stupidly short!
July 16, 2009 – 3:15 am | One Comment
Brüno review – not funny – not entertaining – stupidly short!

You couldn’t argue that Sacha Baron Cohen is an excellent method actor. Staying in character as various people try to lynch him is something the majority of us couldn’t do. He showed us that his …

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince review
July 16, 2009 – 1:54 am | 8 Comments
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince review

Now bear in mind that I have experienced the whole Harry Potter series by reading all of the books (like they used to do). Perhaps then my judgement is already tainted as I can only …

John Woo’s Red Cliff review – Magnificent in all but one way
July 12, 2009 – 7:48 pm | 4 Comments
John Woo’s Red Cliff review – Magnificent in all but one way

On reviewing Red Cliff (or as it is known by its original name: Chi Bi) you can’t help but wonder if you are writing about a film or a game. Essentially John Woo’s latest movie …

The Proposal – not too funny and not too romantic
July 12, 2009 – 1:14 am | Comments Off on The Proposal – not too funny and not too romantic
The Proposal – not too funny and not too romantic

You could argue that once you see one romantic comedy, you’ve seen them all. It is a sad fact that many writers spot a winning (sellable) formula and simply clone it; many times over. …

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs review – better than the second one!
July 4, 2009 – 5:51 pm | 2 Comments
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs review – better than the second one!

Can it really be seven years since the first Ice Age was released? For many, this film was a surprise hit for families across the globe. In particular it heralded the popularity of a squirrel …

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen review – bigger is not better
July 4, 2009 – 12:13 pm | 3 Comments
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen review – bigger is not better

Without doubt, the largest surprise of 2007 was how good Michael Bay’s Transformers was. There were problems regarding the fact that Megan Fox seems capable of bending over and not acting (as is on her …

Vicky Cristina Barcelona DVD review – another example of cut, copy and paste
June 15, 2009 – 1:56 am | 2 Comments
Vicky Cristina Barcelona DVD review – another example of cut, copy and paste

I feel cheated! I have just sat through the highly acclaimed Vicky Cristina Barcelona and watched how Javier Bardem flirted successfully with Rebecca Hall, Penelope Cruz and Scarlet Johansson. Since the cover of the DVD …

My Bloody Valentine 3D DVD review – remember your vomit bag
June 12, 2009 – 9:33 pm | One Comment
My Bloody Valentine 3D DVD review – remember your vomit bag

I really regret not seeing My Bloody Valentine 3D in the cinema. Perhaps not for the plot, acting or action but certainly for the 3D element. As it stands, I sit here reviewing the DVD …