Tag Archives: Andy Serkis

This is not going to go the way you think…

Something happened last night (or this morning in the UK). There was a disturbance in the force and millions of voices cried out in jubilation, not to be silenced until December. The first full trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST … Continue reading

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Review: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

The new Apes movies, up to and including WAR OF THE PLANET OF THE APES are pretty special. They’re respectful of what has come before in the franchise, but not afraid to reinvent it. They want to be far-reaching conceptually, … Continue reading

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10 Years, 10 Spectacular Sci-fi Films (2005-2014)

Science fiction has become a film genre increasingly derivative and dispiritingly inconsistent in quality in recent years. 2012’s TOTAL RECALL was a terrible remake and PROMETHEUS was arguably guilty of cheapening its own source material, the ALIEN series, by existing … Continue reading

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All Hail Caesar and His Empire!

Something is changing at a grass-roots level, even if the Hollywood establishment don’t quite seem ready to accept it. On Sunday night at the 2015 Jameson Empire Awards, the film awards voted for entirely by the public, Andy Serkis was … Continue reading

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Review: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

A now for something a little different. I’m going to review a video game just as I would a film. I know, movies and games are very different forms of art and entertainment with different purposes and different requirements of … Continue reading

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The First Step into a Larger-er World

At long last the cast for JJ Abrams’ STAR WARS EPISODE VII been revealed to the world, and I’m extremely excited about seeing this particular ensemble in action. Aside from the expected return appearances of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and … Continue reading

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