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  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was around 11 years old when I first saw the original 'Predator' movie (back in 1989). Whilst at a friend of the families it was popped into the VHS to keep me and my brother quiet whilst the grown-ups enjoyed their evening (I believe they had actually won this particular copy of the film in some competition). I was both amazed and petrified at what I saw. That one evening changed my young life, it warped my little mind.…

  • A-X-L

    A-X-L

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A young boy (teen) stumbles across a robot dog which he manages to befriend. Said robot dog is in fact a military weapon designed to protect soldiers in the field. Its code name is A.X.L. [b]A[/b]ttack, [b]E[/b]xploration, [b]L[/b]ogistics, and the military want him back. Methinks one has seen this concept on the silver screen before.

    Yes once again it appears as though the moneymen thought it would be a good idea to somewhat remake the 1986 science fiction adventure 'Short…

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  • Punisher: War Zone

    Punisher: War Zone

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Second reboot for this troublesome franchise and this time they finally get the casting right. Ray Stevenson is brought in as the main man and in my opinion he looks spot on for the role, kudos to the casting team.

    As for the film well its a bit weak in plot really, very straight forward, very basic, how can I put this...its like Tim Burton's Batman accept replace the Joker with Jigsaw and add extreme violence. Sooooo bottom line I…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    You could very well call this the UK equivalent of the grandiose Spielberg movie 'A.I. Artificial Intelligence'. The difference being this is a highly realistic and grounded science fiction story that isn't really a million miles from where we are today. What was surprising for me was the fact that its a British film, the cast were all unknown to me (often a winning move) and its Alex Garland's directorial debut! One thing is for sure, you'd never guess this…