If you thought Jason Bateman sniffing a cup of sperm in the poster for last year’s The Switch was distasteful, I’m dying to know what colourful adjectives you’d use to describe a scene in The Change-Up where the actor is showered in the mouth with baby poo.  Keep in mind that this is the first joke of the movie, so don’t go wasting all your best [...]

By on September 7, 2011

Operating under the misguided belief that enough time has passed since Barry Sonnenfeld’s abysmal Wild Wild West in the late nineteen nineties, director John Favreau takes a break from the Iron Man franchise to deliver a genre hybrid that, unfortunately, is as uninspired and obvious as its silly title suggests. Combining the most generic elements of both the western and the sci-fi genres, Cowboys & [...]

By on August 24, 2011

Update: Sorry, this competition has ended. Winner announced below!

Want to see Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford beat up some martians in the genre-mashing Cowboys & Aliens before everyone else in Australia? Well if you live in SA, then you’re in luck! Thanks to Paramount Pictures, we have 15 double passes to give away to an exclusive preview screening of Cowboys & Aliens in Adelaide.

To be in the draw to win, [...]

By on August 4, 2011

In computer speak, TRON: Legacy is a film that takes forever to boot up, fails to form a connection with its audience and repeatedly falls victim to the dreaded Blue Screen of Boredom (BSoB). It truly is the Windows Vista of blockbuster movies.

On paper, the specs are impressive; it boasts a starring role from recent Oscar winner Jeff Bridges, an electrifying score by Daft Punk and [...]

By on December 16, 2010

The title of this new movie from Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau really sums up what Cowboys & Aliens promises to be all about. Take the hard boiled action star of the latest Bond films, Daniel Craig (Quantum of Solace), and the grizzled veteran of the 20th Century’s most iconic adventure-blockbusters ever, Harrison Ford, and drop them into the middle of the old American wild [...]

By on December 8, 2010
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