Archive for Release Year: 2008

11 posts from 20 October 2018 to 11 June 2017.

  • Recount

    The Thick of It meets Kevin Spacey headdesking repeatedly.

  • Body of Lies

    US frames innocent muslim for terrorist attack, is all for nought

  • Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Not-adaptation cash grab for 3D

  • Bangkok Dangerous

    Light drama meets tourism postcard with murders.

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

    Still four kids, but with extra large scale battles with hundreds of dead.

  • The Strangers

    Unspeakable horror. Almost literally, the 3 bad guys have less than 3 lines in total.

  • City of Ember

    Goddamn fantastic cast doing jack shit to elevate this to beyond young adult fantasy for kids. Teens saving their world, that turns out to be a Fallout Vault with more incompetent people. Martin Landau and Bill Murray have a lot of fun chewing the scenery.

  • Hunger

    Similar to Bronson, but focused on IRA prisoners.

  • Quantum of Solace

    Back to thin plots layered on copious amounts of action scenes.

  • Deception

    A bog standard thriller with the requisite twist and counter twist towards the end.

  • Hancock

    Analyse This retrograde script. Old and busted ideas dressed up in fine leather and CGI.