John Wick: Keanu, the middle-aged action hero?

The golden rule of movies is: do what you like to people but, whatever you do, don’t hurt any animals. Well that goes out the window in this latest action tale of revenge starring Keanu Reeves as legendary retired hitman John Wick. Near the start of the movie he has a run-in with a hapless… Continue reading John Wick: Keanu, the middle-aged action hero?

Nicholas Brody: Wanted – Dead or Alive!

So…Homeland returns for a third outing. Carrie is back, looking a little less harrowed. Well, only a little. Off her meds, or on to new ones or something like that. Let’s just say, whilst not fully unhinged, the door is hanging on by a hinge at present, but could go either way. Easily one of… Continue reading Nicholas Brody: Wanted – Dead or Alive!

Looper review: Bruce Willis and Blunderbuses!

Initially I had read various reviews before seeing Looper – a bad idea, but there you go. So I went to see this film with relatively high hopes for a high-concept time travel film, which is what you get. Except it isn’t, not exactly. To explain, just before seeing it I was having dinner near… Continue reading Looper review: Bruce Willis and Blunderbuses!