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  • Insomnia

    Insomnia 2002

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 15 Jul, 2016

    I love this film but it does make me feel very tired! Just looking at Pacino’s heavy eyelids, staring eyes and sagging face are enough to make the most caffeine injected feel sleepy. The thing that keeps this film motoring is that it is a very tight thriller, expertly edited and a great mystery. The stunning Alaskan backdrops, the quiet and lulaby-esque soundtrack, the brilliant use of frames-missing and frames-added for hallucination effects and the flashback used, all combine to…

  • Fright Night

    Fright Night 2011

    ★★★ Rewatched 07 Jul, 2016

    A decent, light hearted vamp remake with a surprisingly good turn from Colin Farrell. In no way is this scary but rolls along nicely with some solid CGI. Nice nod to the original with the cameo.

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  • Kick-Ass

    Kick-Ass 2010

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2012 1

    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…

  • Predator

    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…