Thunder Force

Thunder Farce. I reckon they came up with one implausible scenario/joke for this, then built a film around it.  I could never understand the opprobrium out there aimed at Melissa McCarthy, however after seeing this and Life Of The Party the picture’s starting to become a little clearer.


105 minutes of first-person-shooter-game-based bollocks.  We made it through about the first 18.  Am only noting it here in case future me wonders whether I’ve seen this and searches the blog… just so the mistake’s not repeated.

Pain & Gain

Dammit. Why does The Rock keep signing on to do terrible films? Textbook exercise in taking too damn long to get the story set up, and we bailed after 20 mins because we Just. Didn’t. Care.  Might be an excellent film once it gets started.  WE’LL never know. 👎👎

The Brothers Grimsby

This is possibly cinema’s new low-point.  I’m weirdly defensive of the work of Sacha Baron Cohen, believing him to be a far more intelligent social commentator and exposer of peoples’ prejudices than a perfunctory skim of his work would suggest… however this was just bollocks.  Why Mark Strong would agree …

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