Movie Category: Adventure

Ghostbusters: Afterlife 0

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Nowhere near as bad as people might have you believe. Nostalgia’s a funny thing, though.  Seeing a film make a nod to a TV show or film series seems reasonable, but seeing a slightly...

Roald Dahl’s The Witches 0

Roald Dahl’s The Witches

I’ll confess to only having seen about 40% of this, through a combination of drifting in & out of sleep on a flight, and being interrupted by the flight having to land. It seemed...

Jungle Cruise 0

Jungle Cruise

This film features opportunities for The Rock to stand in a jungle looking pissed off wearing a khaki shirt. Plenty-silly treasure caper, which whilst predictable (or at least, trope-heavy) was still a good fun...

Alita: Battle Angel 0

Alita: Battle Angel

This has been in the “to watch” pile seemingly FOREVER, and I’m so glad I got around to it (thanks, COVID!) because it was a great little tale. Screaming out for a sequel (unless...

Dune 0

Dune

It seemed ambitious to mount an expedition on a schoolnight to the cinema to see a 155 min space fantasy, especially given the quality of sleep I got during Blade Runner 2049.  Yet Dune...

No Time to Die 0

No Time to Die

And then they went to a glamorous place, to find someone. Then there was loads of shooting, and they found the name of someone else, so they went to another glamorous place to find...

Mission: Impossible – Fallout 0

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Bond For Workgroups 7.0 or something, right?  I didn’t remember exactly what the last of the M:I franchise I saw was although I do recall wondering when they dropped from quasi-decent action/thrillers into complete...

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 0

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

It’s the third… aaaaah, OK then. You can go into tedious detail about Jackson taking licence with Tolkien’s magnum opus, but there’s no denying that this trilogy is a masterpiece of ambition and scale,...

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 0

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

It’s the second bit of Lord of the Rings… what do you want me to say? 👍