Tagged: style and no substance

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World dir. by

Scott Pilgram is dating a highschooler. A 17-teen year old Chinese American highschooler to be precise. But then he encounters Ramona Flowers and becomes a “nice guy” dick and starts seeing her two. But Ramona has a past, 7 evil exes, and for some reason Scott must fight and defeat them all.

Sherlock Holmes

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Based on books by Arthur Conan Doyle IMDb ; Sherlock Holmes Guy Ritchie’s re-imagining of Sherlock Holmes is quite a different man from the detective that might pop into your head when you hear the name. There are similarities, of course,...

TMNT

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Come on now, who doesn’t love the “heroes in a half-shell”? The main reason I went to see this was that is was on at the right time, and of course the nostalgia reason. Plus I haven’t been to see an...

Angel-A

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Don’t you just hate when a film you’ve been enjoying falls to pieces in the final third? Angel-A starts off well. We meet André as he tries to talk his way out of debt, on a few occasions. None of his...

Renaissance

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It is 2054, Paris and a young woman has just been kidnapped. Karas, a police captain specialising in kidnapping is charged to find her, and to find her alive. The company she works for, Avalon, are very insistent that this researcher...

X-Men: the Last Stand

X-Men: the Last Stand dir. by

In this, the third X-Men film, there are two main plot lines. One concerns Jean Grey and her return from death in the form of the ultra powerful Dark Phoenix. The other revolves around a cure for the mutant gene, and...

Chronicles of Riddick

Chronicles of Riddick dir. by

I’m a big fan of Pitch Black, that low budget horror in space. And I used to be a big fan of Vin Diesel’s but recent film-roles have made me all a bit meh. Still, I’m surprised it took me this...

Aeon Flux

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Yes I did know that this wasn’t supposed to be very good. I decided to go see it anyway. I figured that maybe it’d have a crap storyline but be cool to watch, you know like Equilibrium. But no. Not cool...

Underworld: Evolution

Underworld: Evolution dir. by

I’ll admit to being a fan of the first Underworld film. Not that it was a great film or anything, but it had style and an interesting premise. Although the execution was lacking it still kept me entertained enough to buy...