There is an eerily accurate satire and parody to The Running Man that wasn’t that prevalent when it was released but means a lot today. The idea of an extreme reality television show which results in murder and bloodshed has been done … Continue reading When 2019 was the future: The Running Man (1987) Review
Predator is one of the 80s greatest action movies. Unfortunately, the sequels have mostly disappointed, never capturing the great writing, tense action and hunter/hunted feeling of the jungle set original. Luckily, Shane Black is on writing and directing duties and from … Continue reading Trailer of the Week: The Predator
This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 87: Predator. Considering Predator is a movie about an alien hunting soldiers in a jungle, it is surprisingly well written. Predator takes it’s time. It … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: Predator (1987) Review
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month – What is their Career Peak? – Dwayne Johnson
After being successfully inserted into The Journey, Fast and Furious and GI: Joe franchises, Dwayne Johnson was given the not unflattering moniker of Franchise Viagra. Although he has shied away from adding himself to new and existing franchises for a little … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: Franchises that need “Viagra.”
In his fairly swift career as an actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has faced some formidable foes. From Jason Stathamm, to a massive lizard through to weather… Johnson has beat them all but has he beat the best. I present you … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: The Rock versus… (Opponents I want to see Dwayne Johnson face)
To discuss movie endings there are inevitable spoilers ahead. Read with caution. Research any number of “best or worst movie twist” lists and you’ll find sites which both love and hate the “it was all a dream” movie trope. Sometimes it … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Is “It was a Dream all along” just lazy storytelling?