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Robin Hood

It’s like they’ve shot an arrow blindly into the air and hope it will hit something; it doesn’t. This film is a hot mess of ridiculous historical inaccuracies; tiresome “snappy” dialogue; shallow characters; long, confusing, utterly absurd bow and arrow fights; and a complete lack of plot. It’s hard to recognise the original legend of […]

Baby Driver

Baby Driver is essentially an action heist flick with elements from musicals woven into its genetic makeup. This feat is achieved by director Edgar Wright as he seamlessly syncs action elements and sequences to the beat of the music playing through lead character Baby’s (Ansel Elgort) headphones. Plot wise this is a straight forward heist […]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the much anticipated sequel to the 2012 blockbuster. It delivers twice the thrills and mayhem, as super-villains Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan) attack Spider-Man. Andrew Garfield reprises his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who continues to be torn between his mortal and superhero status, whilst his crime-fighting is […]

WHITE HOUSE DOWN

Why did it take Hollywood so long to bring back the basic formula that makes an action movie a classic? - Keep it simple. White House Down tells the story of macho Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum). Cale takes his estranged daughter Emily (Joey King) to a White House tour, where he is also […]