Mr Popper’s Penguins (2011) Review

Sometimes you watch the perfect film for the moment you are in. You sort of plan it but you never really know that that film (unless its one you’ve seen before) will fit your mood and situation perfectly. There is a good chance that if you watched that film the next day, or even a week or month later, you might feel hugely different about it, but for the moment you are in, that film becomes perfect. Mr Popper’s Penguins was that perfect movie for my mood and situation. My mood was lazy and tired, my situation was a Sunday … Continue reading Mr Popper’s Penguins (2011) Review

Batman Forever (1995) Re-View

How can a film with all the right ingredients get everything so badly wrong? One of the greatest superheroes (check), two of his greatest villains (check), a decent cast (check), a budget that is more than enough to create a classic (check)! I’ve never written a film or directed a movie but I am a huge Batman fan and believe that if a studio told me to create a Batman film that included The Riddler, Two Face, Robin and Nicole Kidman, I could do a very good job of it. It would feel like half the work is already done for me. … Continue reading Batman Forever (1995) Re-View