I like the core concept, but the acting and unsatisfying ending really drags everything down. Fans of time travel should definitely investigate it as the idea itself is really interesting.
Still the best film about videogames I've seen. This is the sort of role the cruiser is born to play and Emily Blunt is equally good as the no-nonsence veteran who is more than a match for her co-star. The kiss feels forced and the plot is clear hokum pokum, but it's still lots of fun. Oh, the final closing credits song is terribly placed though.
I love Predator. It's probably one of Arnie's best roles outside of Terminator 2 and it's pure gun porn. It's got the best greeting in movie historry, arguably one of the best movie monsters of all time and it's full of fantastic one-linerrs. Certain aspects of it have obviously aged (mainly anything that comes out of Blane's mouth) and some of the special effects look a little ropey now, but by goodness it's got some great action in it.
I've been wanting to see this movie for years and it doesn't disappoint. Jake Gyllenhaal is exceptional as the drifter who accidentally makes his way into freelance crime reporting and does whatever it takes to get the best possible stories.
He's a truly abominable creation, utterly disarming in his pursuit of the American dream but also completely unable to connect to people as he quotes Apprentice-styled bullshit that he genuinely appears to believe. He's charming, menacing and completely mesmerising and…