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  • Blackhat

    Blackhat

    ★★★½

    Chris Hemsworth is as convincing a hacker as Hugh Jackman was in Swordfish. Sexy Aussie alpha males aren't the kinds of dudes I expect to see behind a bash prompt.

    Lots of ugly, shakey camera work and quite a silly plot. Nothing really made any sense and the supporting characters made some unsettlingly poor decisions. 

    Still. Quite fun.

  • Enter the Warriors Gate

    Enter the Warriors Gate

    ★★½

    Beautiful. For the genre and target audience (romantic and sensitive bullied 14-year old boys who love computer games, martial arts, and magic) this is extremely well produced. Sadly the dialogue is what you might expect: "Girl! You da shit!"

    There's body popping, beat boxing, camp CGI and ladder work. A bicycle chase scene and a bully who's straight out of Cobra Kai. If the dialogue was better and the justification for a hard-core gamer nerd being picked as top potential…

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  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    Terry Gilliam always makes shit movies.

    He made this movie.

    It's shit.

  • Highlander

    Highlander

    ★★★★

    The immortal Connor MacLeod (Luke Skywalker) begins life as a normal chap in 16th century Scotland, but is cast out of his village under suspicion of devilry when he miraculously recovers from an obviously fatal battle wound.

    Sean Connery stars as Ramiraz (Ben Kenobe), and trains the young highlander (Jedi) in the art of swordplay and use of The Quickening (The Force).

    A tall warrior in black with a breathing problem (caused by an injury sustained in battle with Ramiraz),…