Month: February 2013

Arbitrage

One of the stars of Movie 43 (sorry but it happened) Richard Gere is back in a drama about a billionaire while having financial trouble, finds himself in a car crash killing the woman with whom he is having an affair, leaving him to abandon the burning car and cover his tracks. When it comes to high…

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Walking into Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, I didn’t have the greatest of expectations with a troubled production that pushed the release date back and with memories of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter that had alarm bells ringing. So sat in my seat in  brace position, ready for the worst and what preceded was 88 minutes…

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Inglorious Bastnerns Podcast : Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Cowabunga dudes…… As fait would have it, in the light of Megan Fox announced as starring in the new  Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, presumably as April O’Neil, the new podcast is out about the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. With returning special guest Martian Deer, we also talk Oscars, Kevin Smith Cloud Atlas and Song for Marion amongst many things. The…

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Song for Marion : Review

  The new film Paul Andrew Williams is a pure example of film that has a simple story and tells it well. It’s a unusual u-tune for the directer after making home grown british horror/thrillers such as the slapstick gore fest like The Cottage or the uncomfortable insanity  of The Children. This is the sort of film were you would…

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A Good Day to Die Hard

Yippee ki yay mother-hubbards, John McClane is back in the 5th instalment of the the Die Hard franchise with the daftly titled Good Day to Die Hard. (What happend to just numbering your sequels). This time he travels all the way to Russia to team up with is reluctant  son Jack (Jai Courtney) who is on a secret…

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Inglourious Bastnerds : The Rock

Join me @TheChris_Byrne , @mysocalledbrain and @pandadeer for the 5th instalment where we talk about Michael Bay’s The Rock. We also talk about the new Die Hard film as well as Beautiful Creatures Justice League and more Star Wars amongst other things. Enjoy @mysocalledbrain http://myso-calledbrain.blogspot.co.uk/ @pandadeer http://www.thehollywoodhypothesis.com/.

Warm Bodies

What exactly is a zombie? That is what I find myself asking when watching Warm Bodies. While I am pretty sure of what I consider zombies being taught by the movies of George A Romero, a reanimated corpse that has only the basic function to feed on human flesh, but what if a zombie could…

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I Give It a Year

  I Give It a Year is a new British romantic comedy with a twist. Rose Byrne and Rafe Spall star as a recently married couple whose friends and family doubt their compatibility. Complications arise with in the form of a former girlfriend (Anna Faris) and a handsome business partner (Simon Barker), adding temptations for…

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