Mortal Kombat (1995)

Occasionally there will be a film every so often that is simply terrible, so mind-numbingly bad that turns out to be quite entertaining. Mortal Kombat is probably my first experience at a video game franchise made into a movie. This has become a more increasing theme with Warcraft, Angry Birds and Assassin's Creed all reaching the silver screen. The most popular... Continue Reading →


Contagion (2011)

If you are a serious germaphobe, then I would not recommend watching this film, as a side effect of this would be enhancing your germaphobic tendencies. (Or alternatively turning into one after) Between the rather tense thrillers of Solaris and Side Effects, Steven Soderbergh carried on his theme with Contagion. Bolstered by the all-star cast, including Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Laurence Fishburne, Gwyneth... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)

Nothing of interest happens in the midlands, but Shane Meadows somehow found a way to tell a rather enjoyable story of love, robberies and a cowboy. Much like Trainspotting this film is very much a working class story, but set in Nottingham. Jimmy (Robert Carlyle) wakes up in Glasgow, living in squalor, to see his... Continue Reading →

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