Tag: film

REVIEW: Executive Decision (1996)

A jet airliner en route from Athens to Washington is hijacked by terrorists. When it becomes clear that the terrorists' demands are likely a cover for an attempted nerve gas attack, analyst Dr David Grant (Kurt Russell) reluctantly teams with special forces leader Lt Colonel Austin Travis (Steven Seagal) to board the plane in mid-flight ...

REVIEW: Black Panther (2018)

Upon the death of his father, Prince T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) assumes the throne of the secretive and technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda. His reign appears short-lived, however, when it is challenged by the skilled and dangerous rogue known as Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan). Marvel Studios have been running for a decade now, and while ...

REVIEW: The Ice Pirates (1984)

In the distant future, all water in the galaxy lies under the control of the Templars of Mithra. Their monopoly has led to the rise of 'ice pirates': swashbuckling thieves who break into the Templars' transport ships and still their ice cargo from underneath them. After being captured during a raid, the ice pirate Jason ...

REVIEW: Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

There is a moment in the middle of Geoff Murphy's Under Siege 2: Dark Territory in which a group of mercenaries have hijacked a long-haul passenger train, only to find that one of the passengers has taken matters into his hands and is killing them off one by one. By consulting the passenger manifest they work ...

REVIEW: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

It seems likely that, in years to come, The Cloverfield Paradox will be remembered more for its canny marketing strategy than for the film itself. Produced by Paramount Pictures as the third instalment of their weird anthology series of genre thrillers, but then delayed from release, sold off to Netflix, and launched worldwide for anyone to view ...

REVIEW: The Shape of Water (2017)

Baltimore, 1962: Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a non-verbal woman working as a cleaner in a secret government laboratory. When she witnesses the laboratory's new specimen brought in for study - a humanoid amphibious creature - she immediately forms a personal connection to it. When it is scheduled for dissection, Elisa risks everything to set ...

REVIEW: Under Siege (1992)

A group of mercenaries take over the battleship USS Missouri, led by the volatile ex-CIA operative William Strannix (Tommy Lee Jones). With the crew locked in the ships' forecastle and the captain executed, the only hope of preventing the mercenaries from stealing the ship's complement of nuclear warheads is the cook: former Navy SEAL Casey ...