Review: Jurassic World

Jurassic Park wasn't the first film I saw at the cinema, but it's the first one I have vivid memories of. And while for anecdotal purposes I most often recall being told off by the usher for laughing too much when the kid gets blown off of the electric fence, the reality is that Spielberg's … Continue reading Review: Jurassic World

Review: Godzilla (2014)

Imagine you've organised a dinner party. You've kept the menu a surprise for your guests, but you've talked up your plans for the evening. Hopefully everyone invited is expecting a really great time. You're excited. Finally the night in question arrives; what all that meticulous crafting has been leading up to. Except when it finally comes, … Continue reading Review: Godzilla (2014)

Review: Marvel’s Avengers Assemble

***originally written 23 May 2012*** This movie was not designed for me. I’ve never seen Iron Man or Iron Man 2. I’ve never seen any iteration of the Incredible Hulk. I’ve not seen Thor or Captain America. In fact, when it comes to HUGE-budget summer blockbusting comic book films, I pretty much label them “not … Continue reading Review: Marvel’s Avengers Assemble