Film Review

Underworld (2003)

There’s barely an original moment in Underworld, and sadly those parts that are derived from elsewhere in motion picture history (that is, all of it), are derived without wit or feeling for their antecedents or the genre. I have a feeling this film would never have been made were it […]

Film Review

Alien vs Predator (2004)

No matter who wins … *we* lose… As long as *we* is construed as referring to the hapless cinema-going public, then you have to give the promoters of this witless film credit for at least being honest. That, and the fact that the film posters could quote no greater praise […]

Film Review

A Mighty Wind (2003)

The perfect kiss… In many ways this is a fair sequel to the peerless This Is Spinal Tap. It’s certainly a much more understated effort in all respects, but there’s no mistaking the humour: one can imagine few bands other than Spinal Tap being signed to a record company so […]