Underworld: Evolution

Now, watching this came about by accident cos I thought Netflix had restarted Underworld, whereas I knew I had 40 mins til the end. So I pressed play, fast-forwarded through to the -40m mark, and then rewound back through again


Nice bit of fairly mindless vampire action nonsense here, with a suitably arcane backstory – albeit somewhat odd to think of Bill Nighy as an ancient vampiric lord once you’ve seen About Time. I think my subconscious interest in this

The Crow

This has been on my list to get around to watching since I was a teenager. And now, having finally seen it, I think the best thing I can say is “Well, that’s that done”. Wank. 👎

The Northman

What a weird film! I think we got drawn into this by seeing Alexander Skarsgard on a chat show and selling the idea so fully. And yet when you watch it you find yourself thinking, “Well, this isn’t what I

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 self-indulgent film making a nod to

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 like a lot of fun though

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, and that there’d never been anything


Confession time: I’d never seen this end-to-end. Turns out I’ve seen it all in fits & bursts over the years (commencing with a run at it at Martyn Symons’ house when I was about 14 – around the same time

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