Zombieland (2009)

Despite the odds being against me liking this film (I hadn't seen Jesse Eisenberg before, am not a big fan of Woody Harrelson, don't find many American comedies funny and don't like zombie movies because I'm a big wuss when it comes to…

River’s Edge (1986)

Loosely based on actual events, River's Edge is about a group of teenagers who are aware of a murder committed by one of their friends, but apathy and confusion keep them from doing anything about it. With top notch acting by Crispin…

Me & Orson Welles (2009)

Things get heated as we get to watch The Mercury rising . . . . . . . . People surprised by the fact that this movie is directed by Richard Linklater should remember that he views Welles as a "patron saint of indie film-makers" and also…

Armageddon (1998)

I saw Armageddon when it was released theatrically, and I have hated it ever since. Still, it’s been twelve years, and I was interested in seeing it again, just to make sure that it was as bad as I felt originally. So when I visited some…

New Moon wins five MTV Movie awards

The second instalment in the Twilight franchise won five prizes at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles - emulating the success of the first movie in 2009. The Twilight Saga: New Moon won best movie while Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson…

Spotlight on Resident Evil

Now there's zombies more than ever, all thanks to my Umbrella-ella-ella hey hey hey... A fantastic gaming series, a homage to George A. Romero so popular that “the godfather of ghouls” himself once directed an advert for an instalment in…

Land Of The Dead (2005)

Who knew that one day the great Dennis Hopper would utter the line "Zombies, man. They creep me out." George A. Romero returns with, surprise surprise, another zombi movie (the "dead" in the title may have clued you in to this fact) and…

District 13 – Ultimatum (2009)

Gee, you think France has a problem with their foreign population? The District 13 movies take place in a near future where a wall has been built around the uncontrollable criminal neighborhood District 13, a Parisian highrise suburb (also…

Space Truckers (1996)

Space Truckers may be a B movie, but if it’s up to me it’s definitely a B+ movie! Seriously, how many sci-fi movies can you mention that actually have bona-fide space pirates in them?! The only one that occurs to me is Ice Pirates (1984) -…