Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart (1995) – Every time a new Roman Polanski movie opens it typically get lavished with praise from film critics but there is always an outcry of “how can you celebrate the work of a convicted child rapist?” The same happens for Victor Salva. Even for film-makers like Woody Allen and Bryan Singer, who have … Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010) – As I see it, there were two main factors in splitting Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows into two parts. The first is that fans of the books (full disclosure, I’ve never read any of them) had been complaining about the things left out of … Continue reading

Doomsday (2008)

Doomsday (2008) — This is a stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid movie… and I fucking dig the hell out of it.  Neil Marshall, director of the very good The Descent, basically opted to take Mad Max, 28 Days Later, Escape From New York, Excalibur, The Omega … Continue reading