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

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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.

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By on August 4, 2011

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

Thirty-odd minutes into Knight and Day, the action-comedy concoction from director James Mangold (3:10 To Yuma, Identity), and things are looking surprisingly good. Tom Cruise oozes charisma, Cameron Diaz has pizazz. The story has me guessing, the action has me smiling. “This is great!” I say to myself, almost prepared to call this one of the more entertaining Hollywood blockbusters of the year so far.

By on June 24, 2010
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