Tag Archives | clichéd

The lovely bones [based on the book]

I read the book this was based on a long time ago. So long ago that I don’t really remember the details. But I do remember thinking that it wasn’t the most film-friendly of novels when I heard that it was to be adapted. But of course neither was The Lord of the Rings and look how well Jackson et al did there. This, however, is a very different kettle of fish from LOTR

The Mutant Chronicles

See also: IMDb ; Elsewhere Okay so I knew this was going to be rubbish. But then again look at […]

The Happening

IMDb ; Other reviews I just don’t know. I really wanted to like this film. The few trailers I saw […]

The Guardian

Grizzled old veteran teaches impudent new pup how to be a rescue swimmer.And that is about it. But if that […]

If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work

Well I’m off home for christmas. Laden down with a rucksack full of presents and a “giant elephant[1] bag” full […]

Green Street

Just so you know, this film is called Hooligans, Green Street Hooligans and Green Street depending on where you are. […]

Last Days

Opening with a scene of Blake stumbling and mumbling his way through the woods this film almost always looks great […]

Eragon

ISBN: 0552552097Eragon is the story of a boy and his dragon, and his quest to save the world. In a […]

Subverting fantasy!?

Do you know why I really hate labels[1], especially genre labels? Well it is because everyone has their own definition […]

Flight of the Phoenix

You know this is the sort of film that doesn’t really deserve a review. It is cliché-ridden, the dialogue is […]

Van Helsing

After seeing the trailer for this film for what seems like years (I’m talking to you to bloody day after […]

Million Dollar Baby [based on book]

The critics have been raving over this film. Don’t know why, I found it overlong, boring and more than a […]