The Brain From Planet Arous

The Nineteen Fifties saw the rise of the Sci-Fi movie. The popularity of some medium budget films led to a torrent of low budget B-Movies which followed a fairly standard format. Often dismissed due to the financial limitations placed on some of the films have surprisingly stood the test of time and become cult classics.…

Atlantic Rim

The Asylum is fast gaining a reputation in the movie world for all the wrong reasons. They cheerfully spout their mantra of concept, first script later in all of their productions. To say that they have a concept is a bit of a stretch. Basically they look at the release schedules for big budget blockbusters,…

Snowpiercer

In the year 2031 the planet has suffered a major climatic disaster and the only survivors left on Earth are the occupants of a train, The Snowpiercer, that travels the globe using a perpetual motion system. As with real life a class system evolves with the rich and powerful at the front and the poor…

After Earth

Hitting our screens this summer is the new blockbuster film from M Night Shayamalan. After a series of really dodgy films over the last decade it looks like he may have a hit if people can be persuaded to return to the cinema to see this. After earth sees a father and son crash landing…

R.I.P.D

Newly released is the trailer for the upcoming summer release R.I.P.D. Based on the Dark Horse comic of the same name it is the story of a recently deceased Police officer Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) who is given a shot at getting into Heaven. In return for a century of service in the Rest in…

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 had hoped for. On a budget of forty-six million dollars it took one hundred and thirty-nine million dollars worldwide, falling…