REVIEW: The Rock (1996)

When a group of rogue US marines, led by Brigadier General Frank Hummel (Ed Harris), steal a consignment of nerve gas and take control of Alcatraz Island, an emergency response team is hurriedly assembled. Advising the team are two unlikely partners: FBI chemical weapons expert Stanley Goodspeed (Nicolas Cage) and John Mason (Sean Connery) - ...

REVIEW: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

When the East India Trading Company arrives and takes over Port Royal, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) are forced to track down Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and force him to give them his enchanted compass. Sparrow, however, is busy running from Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) - the supernatural ferryman of ...

REVIEW: The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016)

Seven years after escaping the Ice Queen Freya (Emily Blunt) and after helping to defeat the wicked Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron), the huntsman Eric (Chris Hemsworth) is dispatched on a new quest when Ravenna's magic mirror is stolen. Eric's hunt to retrieve it brings him face-to-face with Sara (Jessica Chastain) - a wife he thought ...

REVIEW: Family Business (1989)

Adam McMullen (Matthew Broderick) is a 23 year-old New Yorker living with an estranged relationship with his father Vito (Dustin Hoffman). He feels much closer to his grandfather Jesse (Sean Connery), a career criminal whose antics have led Vito to all but abandon him. When Adam stumbles upon what seems to be a low-risk high-reward ...

REVIEW: Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)

Following the release of the film The Blair Witch Project a disparate group of fans, academics and obsessives arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland, to tour the sites showcased in the original film. When they somehow lose several hours of their lives, they return to one of the group's home to review the videotaped footage of the missing time. ...

REVIEW: King Kong Escapes (1967)

The villainous Dr Who (Eisei Amamoto), working on behalf of a rogue government, constructs a giant robotic King Kong to dig in the Arctic for the mysterious "element X". When the robot Kong fails to operate due to the high radiation levels, Dr Who decides to kidnap the real Kong and force it to work ...

REVIEW: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

A governor's daughter (Keira Knightley) and an apprentice blacksmith (Orlando Bloom) are drawn into a desperate battle against Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) and his crew of cursed, undead pirates. Their only help is the deranged pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), except he does not seem to have decided on which side he is going ...

REVIEW: Logan (2017)

In the year 2029 mutants are seemingly extinct. Just south of the Mexico-USA border, Logan (Hugh Jackman) - known popularly as the Wolverine - cares for a frail and increasingly senile Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart). Logan himself has seen much better days. His adamantium claws do not spring from his knuckles so well, and his ...

REVIEW: The Gift (2015)

Sales executive Simon Callem (Jason Bateman) and his interior designer wife Robyn (Rebecca Hall) have only recently returned to Los Angeles when they bump into Gordon Mosely (Joel Edgerton), a former high school classmate. Gordon seems harmless enough, albeit a little awkward, but when he imposes himself on Simon and Robyn's hospitality a little too ...

REVIEW: Doctor Strange (2016)

Talented surgeon Dr Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) suffers irreperable damage to his hands in a car crash, ending his career in the process. When conventional medicine fails him, Strange follows a lead to Kathmandu and to an organisation of sorcerers defending the world from inter-dimensional attack. Marvel Studios represent the great commercial success story in ...

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