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THE PREDATOR: Getting The Gang Together

A motley crew is defined as an assembly of individuals of various backgrounds, appearance, and character that come together for a single cause. Utilising this as the centrepiece of a narrative has been a hallmark of cinema for many years now, [...]

September 4, 2018

Obituary: Bill Paxton 1955 – 2017

Bill Paxton died on February 25 2017 following a stroke after heart surgery. He was 61 years old. I grew up with Bill Paxton on screen. He was a pleasure to watch, an actor who straddled the line between leading man and character actor. Paxton was [...]

February 27, 2017

DVD Review: SCINTILLA Is An Enjoyable Hybrid Sci-Fi Movie

Scintilla (also known as The Hybrid) shows once again that you don’t need a mega budget to deliver a captivating science fiction feature. Writer/director Billy O’Brien’s film may not break new ground in a narrative sense, but it works as a [...]

July 19, 2014

Review: ALIEN 3 Is A Cinematic Failure

I want to enjoy David Fincher’s Alien 3, but I have to admit that it is a failure. Sure, a few things work, like the Alien-o-vision, the visuals and score, but apart from that it’s a disappointing endeavour that fails to live up to the films [...]

June 3, 2012

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