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  • The Howling: Reborn 2011

    ★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2014

    With influences from Underworld, Twilight, Spider-Man and every 1990s Kevin Williams script but the budget of a direct to DVD Canadian produced, failed TV pilot. This has about as much to do with the original Howling as any of the other piss poor sequels and I give The Howling colon Reborn extra marks for its attempt at 'not being horrendously awful'.

    Definitely not something I'd ever sit through again but a reasonable effort nonetheless.

  • The Howling 7: New Moon Rising 1995

    Watched 18 Oct, 2014

    Talking, talking, image from Howling VI, talking, line dance, talking, awful montage, talking, scene from Howling V, cheap looking 'red lens werewolf vision', talking, talking, slide guitar, Howling V, line dance, werewolf vision, weird zipper fly thing, dancing, smooching, talking, scene from Howling IV, fight, werewolf vision, talking, talking, guitar, terrible transformation.

    Fin.

    In fact... the above description is far more exciting than the piss poor, festering scum I just watched.

    Joe Dante would be spinning in his grave.

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  • The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012 13

    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…

  • Dr. No 1962

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2012 3

    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…