To say that I was not sold on the concept of Ant-Man when Ben first mentioned the character is an understatement. It took me months to get on board with Guardians of the Galaxy when it was announced, what with its talking raccoon and walking tree. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! Here are our top ten movies released in theaters this year.
As with previous years, we only consider movies we actually saw in theaters between 1 January and 31 December. And just to throw a spanner in the works, we go off Australian release dates.
When I think about The Empire Strikes Back, the most common thought that enters my head is how this is the best movie from the best movie series of all time. There’s so much more to it than that, but that statement alone should give you an idea where this review is heading. Continue reading
People may bicker over the perceived issues with Episode I and II, but I think generally, most people agree that Episode III is easily the high point of the prequel trilogy. People are right. Of all the prequels, Revenge of the Sith is the one that feels the most like a Star Wars film and also manages to bridge the gap between the prequels and the original trilogy. Continue reading
I will defend The Phantom Menace to just about anyone. I think it is unfairly maligned as the poster boy of George Lucas and his terrible prequel trilogy. The main reason I will always defend it is because Episode II is by far the weaker movie. Even I can admit that this movie has considerable flaws sometimes making it border on unwatchable. Continue reading