I wouldn’t usually review two movies together but Trekkies and it’s obviously titled sequel are so similar, it may have been the same movie. Not that there is much to the documentary. Trekkies is exactly what it says in the title, a chance … Continue reading Trekkies 1 (1997) and 2 (2004) Review
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
(This review was originally published in June 2013) Whether you think Hollywood is lacking original ideas or not, if done well, sequels are brilliant. Sequels give people the opportunity to revisit characters that they love or watch the next chapter in a thrilling … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek into Darkness (2013) Review
(This is my review of Star Trek from August 2012) When it comes to Star Trek, I’m a Next Generation guy. I never really liked The Original Series, it never had enough action or cool monsters for the eight or … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek (2009) Review
There are a couple of surprises in Star Trek Nemesis. The first is an early appearance by Hollywood megastar Tom Hardy, playing the villain of the movie. The second is that Tom Hardy is supposed to be a “young” Patrick Stewart … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) Review
By 1998, Star Trek: The Next Generation was off TV and could only be seen with big screen installments. This meant that the pressure would be on for the movies to bring excitement, scale and a spectacle worthy of the big … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) Review
Star Trek: First Contact doesn’t feel like the typical Star Trek movie. For starters, it is considerably darker than any Star Trek movie which has gone before, beginning with some minor body-horror just to set it’s stall out early. Horror definitely … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek: First Contact (1996) Review