Category Archives: Reviews

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Review – Uncanny ending saves the day

The final instalment in the latest X-Men trilogy, Apocalypse carries a lot of clumsy baggage from previous movies. But by the end it pays off in a big way. Read more after the jump.

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The Martian Review: More Armageddon than Interstellar

With The Martian, space-fonz Ridley Scott has once again found new ways to make the final frontier cool. So what’s the secret ingredient this time?

These are the voyages of astronaut Mark Watney. His continuing mission, to survive a ballsed-up mission to Mars that left him stranded and presumed dead by NASA. To seek out new ways to make space survival seem exciting and innovative. To boldly go ahead and kick-start Ridley Scott’s reputation. I think it’s safe to say I crushed that intro parody. So let’s go ahead and talk The Martian.

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Fantastic 4 Review: “As Soon as it Gets Exciting, it’s Over”

After reading the reviews, and the low ratings, I almost didn’t want to see the new Fantastic 4. But I decided to have a go, mainly because I was pleasantly surprised watching films like The Lone Ranger and John Carter that received equally savage critical beat-downs. Sometimes, of course, the critics do have a point. Continue reading Fantastic 4 Review: “As Soon as it Gets Exciting, it’s Over”

“Inside Out” Review: The Most Entertaining Therapy Session You’ll Ever Have

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You’re entering a dimension within the realms of the human mind. A sub-psychological space where the emotional state of an 11 year old girl, Riley, is in the hands of 5 emotions. In this bizarre reality, Riley is caught in a crisis of the mind when her core memories are lost and she loses the vital connections to her own personality; it is up to Joy and Sadness to restore her memories while Fear, Anger and Disgust try to hold her mind together. This is a dimension which we call… The Twilight Zo- I mean, Inside Out. Continue reading “Inside Out” Review: The Most Entertaining Therapy Session You’ll Ever Have