Brief Movie Roundup

I’ve been getting back into watching movies on a bit more of a regular basis and have watched some good and some bad recently. Here are my brief thoughts on what I’ve been watching for the first time: 1. The Gentlemen (2019) 9/10 I love Guy Ritchie movies and this was fantastic. The interweaving storytelling […]

My Top 5…Jim Carrey Movies!!

Jim Carrey has been one of the biggest figures within comedy over the past 25 years and while he hasn’t featured in many movies as of late, he was a money making mega star in the 90’s and early 2000’s. So, in wake of the trailer dropping for the pending release of Sonic the Hedgehog, […]

2018 Yearly Movie Roundup

At the beginning of the 2018 I really didn’t know what to expect when I relaunched my blog as I had attempted to do it the previous year but fell behind and was always playing catch up so just knocked the project on the head. This year I was determined to make it the entire […]

Movie Review: Office Space (1999)

Starring: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Anniston and David Herman Directed by: Mike Judge Three software engineers who despise their jobs come up with a plan to slowly steal a little money from their greedy bosses by installing a computer virus into the system. Office Space has been on my radar for some time and with the […]

Movie Review: ¡Three Amigos! (1986)

Starring: Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short Directed by: John Landis Three actors who are a little short on their luck in Hollywood accept an invitation to a remote Mexican village to perform as their heroic on screen personas unaware that the situation they find themselves in is the real deal. Chevy Chase and […]

Movie Review: Last Vegas (2013)

Starring: Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Michael Douglas Directed by: Jon Turteltaub Four lifelong friends who are entering the latter stages of life all come together for a weekend in Vegas for a bachelor party for their last remaining unwed friend. Four of the biggest actors of yesteryear come together to produce a feel […]

October 2018…Movie Roundup

Yet again another month has whizzed by but this month I’ve been a little preoccupied with other stuff rather than movies so I didn’t manage to get round to as many as I’d like but 18 is a pretty good return. Both my wife and I celebrate our birthdays in October plus we also had […]

Movie Review: The Lone Ranger (2013)

Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William fichtner Directed by: Gore Verbinski Native American warrior Tonto recalls the story of John Reid, a man of the law turned legend of justice as he transforms into the Lone Ranger. Another Johnny Depp movie! I feel like I’ve been watching a lot of him recently with both […]

Movie Review: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck and Jeffrey Jones Directed by: John Hughes Ferris Bueller is a senior in high school and has decided to take a sick day from school. He’s joined by his girlfriend and best friend as they seek an adventure despite his principal being highly skeptical and determined to prove Ferris is […]

Movie Review: Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007)

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman and Jason Bateman Directed by: Zach Helm Molly Mahoney is the manager of Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, a magical toy store which is both wonderful and shrouded in mystery. Mr Magorium decides to hand over the reigns to her which causes a dark cloud to engulf the store. When this […]

September 2018…Movie Roundup

I’m almost certain I say this in every monthly review but I’ll say it again, I can’t believe another month has gone by so fast, we’ll soon be approaching both Christmas and 2019. September started off very poorly indeed but thankfully the month did improve as early on I watched the monstrosity that was Sharknado […]

Movie Review: The Predator (2018)

Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes and Olivia Munn Directed by: Shane Black Having genetically modified themselves with the DNA from other species to make themselves bigger and stronger than they ever have been, the predator returns to Earth seeking the next step in human evolution. Only a small group of ex-soldiers and a scientist stand […]

Movie Review: Reality Bites (1994)

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Ben Stiller Directed by: Ben Stiller An aspiring documentary filmmaker and her fellow Generation X graduates face life after college and all the joys that the real world brings from looking for work to falling in love. Reality Bites boasts a great young cast that all went on to […]

Movie Review: Patch Adams (1998)

Starring: Robin Williams, Monica Potter and Bob Gunton Directed by: Tom Shadyac The remarkable true story of aspiring doctor Hunter “Patch” Adams and his journey through medical school. After spending a little time in a mental institution for suicidal thoughts he finds his calling and that’s to become a doctor to help as many people […]

Movie Review: Moonstruck (1987)

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage and Olympia Dukakis Directed by: Norman Jewison Loretta Castorini finds herself in a bit of a sticky situation when she falls in love with the brother of the man she is meant to marry. Ever since watching Mask way back in February, which I still can’t believe was so long ago […]

Movie Review: Highlander (1986)

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Clancy Brown and Sean Connery Directed by: Russell Mulcahy An immortal Scottish swordsman who has lived through centuries battling against people like him when he finds himself against his final opponent, a bloodthirsty barbarian who lists after the coveted ‘prize’ for being the last immortal standing. I have always heard of Highlander […]

Movie Review: Octane (2003)

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, Norman Reedus and Jonathan Rhys Meyers Directed by: Marcus Adams While on a late night road trip home, Senga Wilson and her rebellious daughter make one too many pit stops and after an argument her daughter disappears and leaves with a group of bizarre psychopaths and Senga must get her daughter back […]

Movie Review: A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)

Starring: Simon Pegg, Amara Karan and Paul Freeman Directed by: Cristian Mills and Chris Hopewell A crime writer who began researching old Victorian time serial killers has given himself an irrational fear of everything. He’s a paranoid wreck and is nervous to carry out the simplest of day to day tasks but he must face […]

Movie Review: Life as We Know It (2010)

Starring: Josh Duhamel, Katherine Heigl and Josh Lucas Directed by: Greg Berlanti Holly and Eric are set up on a blind date by their best friends which goes horribly wrong. Three years down the line their best friends Peter and Allison have had a baby but are both killed in a car accident and they’ve […]

Movie Review: Like Father (2018)

Starring: Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammar and Seth Rogen Directed by: Lauren Miller Rogen After being left at the altar for working too much and too hard, Rachel drunkenly decides to go on her honeymoon cruise but is joined by her estranged father who she hasn’t seen since she was 5 years old. Netflix have become […]