As only a casual fan of Spandau Ballet, this documentary didn't exactly wow me with a new insight into the band and sticks pretty rigidly to the standard band doc formula. This isn't a warts and all telling of a band who got BIG too young and blew up at the height of their success, and while it covers their break up and the collapse of the various relationships it only gingerly peeks into the issues they dealt with.
In traditional video store style, WolfCop was never going to live up to the expectation evoked by that box art. There's a charm to some genre movies made on the cheap that I thought was completely lacking here. The plot feels as though it was thrashed out by a boy violently hitting puberty and the dialogue is sits in that awkward spot where you can tell somebody's written it thinking they're being downright hilarious.
For a low budget Action/ Horror/…
Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.
So... Dr No. The…
I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.
Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…