Category: Movies

Project Fyr Has Never Seen Star Wars – in which me and my partner watch the first six Star Wars movies – is, roughly eight years after inception, complete. It’s been a rough ride – especially the last three films.

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There was a movie. It’s… Um.

Let’s start with this: The following review contains spoilers for Age of Ultron. They start after the following paragraph, which is why you need to click the link to read the rest.

Right, so my problem with AoU is that it’s a comic book event series. Its purpose is to make people need to go and see it to wrap up the past and understand the future episodes. It’s the exact kind of Age Of Secret War On Ultimate Earth cross-francise bullshit that generally kicks me off any super-hero comic series I’ve started to get into. Suddenly, in order to follow the arc of a character I need to buy twelve comics across nine series, five of which my local shop doesn’t carry. The actual plot of the movie doesn’t really maintain its own momentum.

In the last week, I’ve been to the cinema more often than in the previous year. I went to see three films you already know about. Scott Pilgrim vs The World (Which opens with a pixellated version of the Universal

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[The Kansas City Shuffle is] not something people hear about. Falls on deaf ears mostly. This particular one has been over twenty years in the making. No small matter. Requires a lot of planning. Involves a lot of people. People

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This is a short film about two people discussing the meta-connections between all the films of Quentin Tarrentino. It’s called Tarrentino|s Mind

Having now seen Transporter I and Transporter II, I suspect that the series will have a complete plot, probably by Transporter XXIV

Contains traces of violence and a great deal of blood. This is the trailer for “Machine Girl”:

Last night I watched a movie called Crank The concept is this: Bloke poisoned. Adrenaline slows the poison. Get the bastards before he dies. That’s it. It’s “Speed”, but without the bus. It doesn’t stop. It’s shot in a meta-movie

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It’s Monday 1st October 2007, I am 115 messages behind my inbox, 923 posts behind Google Reader, and I’ve had a fun weekend. For the weekend I went south to see parents & siblings, as Ben is heading of to

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To all people who were expecting something other than a 90 minute Simpsons Episode: What did you want? Waffles? Went to see the Simpsons Movie. it is Good. The Simpsons suffers somewhat from Golden Age syndrome, that being it was

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