Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Three years after Star Trek : The Motion Picture  marked the release of the sequel, The Wrath of Khan. The first film was not deemed to be the commercial and critical success that Paramount Pictures ...

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

With the impending release of Star Trek Into Darkness, now would seem to be an opportune time to have look back at the previous films in the series. To date there have been eleven films in total cove...

Elysium – First Look

Back in 2009 I was blown away by a little film called District 9, which was my first experience of Writer / Director Neil Blomkamp. Today I came across the trailer for his new feature about which I h...

The Gang’s All Here!

The gossip mill around Episode VII has been rolling pretty solidly this year.  We have the involvement of JJ Abrams and Harrison Ford confirming he’ll be back.  Now hot on the back of Carrie Fi...

Star Wars Prequel Trilogy Revisited

When you mention you’re a Star Wars fan to anyone outside your normal social circle, you tend to get one of two reactions. One is the “Eurgh, what did I just step on?” look as they incons...

Sleeper

By 1973 Woody Allen was a firm favourite with Cinema going audiences. Although not yet feted as a master by the critical community his films were highly successful at the box office. That’s not...
George Lucas speaks to JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams to Helm Star Wars 7!

I don’t know what to say! I’m stunned! If he does anywhere near as good a job as he has been doing for Star Trek we could be in for a treat! Just Fanboy Wow! I got the news from The Wrap....

Looper

Time travel films require a certain amount of faith on the part of the viewer. If you are willing to accept the premises presented then all is well. In some films thinking a bit too much about the sc...

AVPR: Aliens Vs Predator – Requiem

The journey has certainly been eventful. From its initial beginnings in 1979, the Alien and Predator franchises have had their highs and lows. It was always going to be a tall order to follow-up on t...

Prometheus (2012)

1979’s Alien is a bona fide classic of science fiction cinema and has spawned umpteen sequels, video games, comic books and other media and has since merged into the Predator universe with the ...