G has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★½ during 2016.

  • Appleseed



    Another Shirow adaptation that doesn't quite get the geo-political feel, and what's new they do bring table doesn't quite work. But it certainly looks the part. Some of the animation lacks a kinetic energy displayed in 1989 OVP or the Manga.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now


    Its pretty. Watch Aguirre, Wrath of God instead. Francis did. Its far more efficient with the point. It gets a star taken off just for including that Doors song. While your at it, go watch Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse instead.. process was more intriguing.

  • The Black Hole

    The Black Hole


    Not seen this since is was a kid along with many other Star Wars cash-ins. Some of its imagery has stayed with me for 30 years. Almost sinister tone for a Disney film. Vincent robot stuff feels like a after thought to counter all this staring into the abyss bleakness. Channelling mad scientist in the high castle. Acting is little flat outside of the Villain.  Loses a bit of pace once the plot has been established and befuddled ' quasi…

  • Quantum of Solace

    Quantum of Solace


    Just watched the Marc Forster Bond Movie for the 1st time. What was the problem I ask?..
    Short little punchy.. different revenge story. Its an improvement on Licence to Kill I guess.