The Dark Knight Rises (2012) May 14, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Action, Thriller, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Crime, 5 stars, adaptations, Adventure, British films, superhero films, 2010s, 2012 , add a comment
Mopping up 2012’s left-overs with some very concise points on Nolan’s trilogy closer…
The Raven (2012) March 18, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Horror, Thriller, 3 stars, Mystery, 2010s, 2013 , add a comment
John Cusack is Edgar Allan Poe, solving a series of murders inspired by his writings, in this Victorian wannabe-Se7en.
It’s on Sky Movies Premiere all this week.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) March 5, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Drama, Thriller, 5 stars, adaptations, British films, Mystery, remakes, Film Noir: Pre/Post/Neo/etc., 2010s, 2012 , add a comment
Gary Oldman pulls off the impossible in this John le Carré re-adaptation from the director of Let the Right One In…
Tom Conway as the Falcon, Part I February 28, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Editorials, Thriller, Crime, 4 stars, 3 stars, 2 stars, 1940s, Mystery, 2012 , add a comment
Click through for reviews of The Falcon’s Brother, The Falcon Strikes Back, and The Falcon in Danger:
The Hunger Games (2012) February 25, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Action, Thriller, Sci-fi, adaptations, 4 stars, Adventure, alternate & director's cuts, 2010s, 2012 , add a comment
In possibly the only Oscars-related review I have waiting in my queue, Best Actress winner Jennifer Lawrence stars in one of last year’s most successful films…
#32: Rules of Engagement (2000) January 10, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Drama, Thriller, War, 2000s, 2 stars, 2012 , add a comment
I’ve still got loads of reviews to get through from 2012, so let’s begin with this mediocre courtroom thriller…
#86: Skyfall (2012) December 25, 2012Posted by badblokebob in : Action, James Bond, Thriller, 5 stars, Adventure, British films, 2010s, 2012 , add a comment
And that means it’s the final day of the 100 Films Advent Calendar 2012. For today, I promised “an extra-big bumper review”.
Well, how does the best part of 4,800 words on the latest James Bond adventure sound?