When you divide the key ingredients for a sequel to The Fast and the Furious they boil down to this; fast cars, sexy women, racing and Vin Diesel. Unfortunately, rather than Vin Diesel, who for reasons that will become very clear … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) Review
At some point superhero movies will die away. I’m sure it will be with a whimper rather than a bang but just like westerns, musicals and movies about the Romans and Egyptians, the superhero genre will cease to be. New genres … Continue reading What will eventually replace Superhero movies?
I hate the thought of remakes for no reason than to cash-in on a previous movie’s success. Recent examples would be Point Break, Robocop and although not released yet, you arguably Ghostbusters. These movies didn’t need to be remade or re-imagined … Continue reading Could watching the remake before the original mean you like it more?
Point Break is the epitome of a 90’s action movie without one key element: the action. At a time when bigger was better, in muscles, explosions, attractive women and bold, high-concepts plot, Point Break feels like it reins all of that … Continue reading Point Break (1991) Review
Before we start I want to place a stipulation on my choice of action films. These are movies which involve a hero against villain (usually European terrorist) and aren’t necessarily set in Science Fiction. This would rule out The Matrix, … Continue reading Why the 90s is the best decade for Action Movies
The original Point Break, which stars Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, is considered a 90s classic. It is a film with good action, some cheesy performances and moments which have become (in)famous. This meant that the news of a Point Break … Continue reading Did Point Break need to be a remake?
Once you have got through the top layer of Point Break, which is a movie of poor quality, there is actually a pretty good movie underneath. Unfortunately, it means overlooking or ignoring a lot of the major faults that the movie … Continue reading Point Break (2016) Review
As he was doing the promotional rounds for Birdman, the director of the Oscar-winning movie stated that superhero films were, amongst other criticisms, “Cultural Genocide.” This is pretty much the culmination of a blockbuster backlash that Hollywood is managing to survive … Continue reading Forget Superhero fatigue – why do we still watch biopics?