In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Director: Ron Howard Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story), Nathaniel Philbrick (book) Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson This film is based on Philbrick’s novel, which chronicles the voyage of the whaling ship […]

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Warlords of Atlantis (1978)

Director: Kevin Connor Writer: Brian Hayles (screenplay) Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore, Shane Rimmer Doug McClure returns as every female slaves dream hunk in yet more seventies z-movie fun. This time along he brings with […]

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The Book of Life (2014)

Director: Jorge R. Gutiérrez Writers: Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Douglas Langdale (as Doug Langdale) Stars: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum Like a full blown movie version of the classic game Grim Fandango, comes an equally […]

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Suicide Squad (2016)

Director: David Ayer Writer: David Ayer Stars: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie The world changed when Superman flew across the sky; It changed again when he didn’t. After Man of Steel and Batman vs […]

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The Vikings (1958)

Director: Richard Fleischer Writers: Calder Willingham (screenplay), Dale Wasserman (adaptation) Edison Marshall (novel) Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine The vikings may not be historically accurate or even accurate compared to the […]

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Pan (2015)

Director: Joe Wright Writers: Jason Fuchs, J.M. Barrie (characters) Stars: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund Hugh Jackman stars as Blackbeard in this classic retelling of Peter Pan with a rather large twist. After seeing […]

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Sausage Party (2016)

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Writers: Kyle Hunter (screenplay), Ariel Shaffir (screenplay), Seth Rogen (screenplay & story), Evan Goldberg (screenplay & story) Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill Ok, with Seth Rogan and Evan […]

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The Hunter (2011)

Director: Daniel Nettheim Writers: Alice Addison (screenplay), Wain Fimeri (original adaptation), Julia Leigh (Novel) Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Morgana Davies The Hunter charts the tale of one isolated and disconnected mans slow journey back […]

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At the Earth’s Core (1976)

Director: Kevin Connor Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs (novel), Milton Subotsky (screenplay) Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro At the end of the Amicus Productions/Hammer Horror films rivalry a few little guilty pleasurable gems were […]

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

Director: Nathan Juran Writer: Ken Kolb (as Kenneth Kolb) Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Torin Thatcher Our hero Sinbad (Mathews) is sailing back home in order to marry the princess (Parisa). Along the journey they […]

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Director: James Bobin Writers: Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books) Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter I have never been the biggest fan of the first film by Tim Burton (as a lover […]

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6 Bullets (2012)

Director: Ernie Barbarash Writers: Chad Law, Evan Law Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joe Flanigan, Anna-Louise Plowman An opening text statement regarding modern day slavery precedes what was a surprisingly good little action film. I’ve always […]

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