michael biehn

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: DEAR GOD NO! Is A Grindhouse Nightmare

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez really opened a cinematic Pandora ’s Box when the made Grindhouse (Death Proof and Planet Terror). It unleashed a long dormant style of filmmaking that has led to some really good movies (Michael Biehn’s [...]

January 26, 2013

DVD Review: ACT OF VALOUR Verges On Hotshots! Style Parody

Act of Valour (or Act of Valor if you hail from the US) is a terrible film. I have to say that up front. I was going to beat about the bush and say how much I admire filmmakers who try to give audiences something different, pushing the boundaries of [...]

August 1, 2012

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