Learning lessons from history. And gory horror films.
Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor (2013) June 2, 2014Posted by badblokebob in : Sci-fi, 5 stars, Adventure, British films, 3D, 2010s, 2013 , add a comment
As Doctor Who fans have just voted this theatrically-released special the best story in the history of the show, what better time to finally review it?
Solomon Kane (2009) May 1, 2014Posted by badblokebob in : Horror, Action, Fantasy, 2014, 2000s, adaptations, 4 stars, Adventure, British films, Historical , add a comment
Period action fantasy inspired by the creator of Conan the Barbarian.
The UK TV premiere is on Film4 tonight at 9pm.
Trance (2013) April 4, 2014Posted by badblokebob in : Thriller, Crime, 2014, 4 stars, British films, Mystery, remakes, Film Noir: Pre/Post/Neo/etc., 2010s , add a comment
Danny Boyle’s noir-for-the-2010s psychological thriller.
On Sky Movies Premiere from today at 9:35am and 9pm.
Kick-Ass 2 (2013) December 25, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Comedy, Action, Crime, adaptations, 3 stars, British films, superhero films, 2010s, 2013 , add a comment
The final 2013 advent calendar review!
In 2010, Kick-Ass bested the likes of Inception and Toy Story 3 to be my favourite film of the year. Can its sequel achieve the same in 2013?
Arthur Christmas (2011) December 23, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, 4 stars, Adventure, British films, 2010s, 2013 , add a comment
It’s Christmas Eve Eve, so here’s a film to get you in the festive spirit.
A Field in England (2013) December 18, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Horror, 3 stars, British films, Mystery, Historical, 2010s, 2013 , add a comment
Take a trip… into the future of multi-format release strategies.