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  • Batman Returns 1992

    ★★★★ Rewatched 19 Dec, 2014

    Tim Burton pulls out all the stops in quite possibly his most Burton-esque film to date. Dark, manic and rich with detail, Batman Returns is the superb follow up to Burton’s original Batman. Benefiting from not having to go through the bat back story, Burton was free to fill it full of his quirky brilliance. It owes a lot of it’s success to some brilliant casting. Pfeiffer as Catwoman, DeVito as Penguin, a Wild-Eyed Walken and of course my favourite…

  • The Raid 2 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Dec, 2014

    Back in 2011 Gareth Evans' The Raid became one of my favourite action films, so when I heard my Steelbook Blu ray of The Raid 2 hit my doorstep I commando rolled to my front door, one inch punched the postman off my drive way, ripped the throat out of the cardboard packaging in seconds. (Then frustratingly picked the corner of the plastic wrapper grumbling swear words for 15 minutes until I found a bit I could open), cracked open…

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  • Predator 1987

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Oct, 2012 2

    You've seen it a hundred times...but it never loses its charm. This classic Arnie Sci-Fi Action-er sees a crack team of commandos on a rescue mission in the Central American jungle. The mission goes from bad to worse as they soon realise a dangerous alien predator is hunting them down. This is one of my favourite Arnie films. It's tense, fast paced and full to the brim with enough action and bullets to take down a small country. It has…

  • Kick-Ass 2010

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2012

    A superb creation. Matthew Vaughn brings the previously little known comic book "Kick-Ass" to life on the big screen, and boy does he do a fantastic job. Kick-Ass follows the story of Dave Lizewski who's had enough of the bullies and takes matters into his own hands - becoming the wet suit clad hero Kick-Ass. The story is detailed with some excellent links to a huge number of films and comics. We are introduced to a host of great characters…