‘Sound the remake klaxon! A new interpretation of the Kathryn Bigalow classic Point Break is skydiving into cinemas near you – and if our hunch is anything to go on, this’ll be one experience worth trading up for the real thing. No Patrick Swazye? No Keanu Reeves? No interest.’ Continue reading
§ § ‘On paper, In the Heart of the Sea sounds like the grandest adventure movie ever – but the trailer, while filled with plenty of Ron Howard’s flourishes for period detail, doesn’t bode well with its not-particularly-good CGI effects. Let’s hope Marvelites Chris Hemsworth and Tom Holland can stop this from sinking.’ — — … Continue reading
§ § ‘And the award for ‘Sequel Nobody Asked For’ goes to… The Transporter Refuelled. Channeling his inner Jason Statham is Ed Skrein, the new (and we’re assuming improved) action hero who must fight loads of bad guys to rescue his dad, Taken-style. It looks complete rubbish, but we’re always willing to be surprised.’ — … Continue reading
§ § ‘Shake off the confusion and nonchalance you feel toward the Hitman franchise, as we’re getting a new film whether we like it or not. At least Rupert Friend – who gave such an astonishing turn in Starred Up – is starring as the titular killing machine, and hey, at least it can’t be … Continue reading
§ § ‘Starting July off with a bang (or potentially a nuke) is Terminator Genisys, the weirdly-spelled fourth sequel to the 1984 classic. By this time, you may be feeling fatigue at yet another Terminator movie – but this one stars Emelia Clarke, AKA Mother of Dragons from Game of Thrones, and a storyline that … Continue reading
Read my thoughts on oversaturation in the marketing of movies, including The Amazing Spiderman and Prometheus, here at Guestlist Network.