Tag Archives: Vin Diesel

Review in Brief: The Fate of the Furious (2017)

FATE OF THE FURIOUS starts with Vin Diesel winning a race, whilst driving backwards, and on fire. This is the movie being subtle: later there’s a scene in New York that has cars doing acrobatics in the streets and raining … Continue reading

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My Favourite…Animation

My favourite animated film is THE IRON GIANT. Brad Bird’s big-screen directorial debut is magical, pure and simple. It preserves the central themes of the Ted Hughes story on which it is based, but makes them far more hard-hitting by … Continue reading

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Expectations can be a powerful thing. Nobody expected GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY to turn out quite as well as it did three years ago. And yet the batty space-opera starring Marvel Comics D-List characters and directed by the guy who … Continue reading

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Review: Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

Well this one’s just shot straight to the top of the list of movies it’s OK for guys to cry at. The untimely death of Paul Walker in 2013 has cast a shadow over the latest instalment of Universal’s ever-revving … Continue reading

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

It’s good! Marvel’s biggest risk to date (and we really mean that this time) GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is not only a pleasantly shiny space adventure film with laughs, loveable anti-heroes  and fireworks aplenty, but it’s also the most outright … Continue reading

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Guardians of Awesome!

Finally, last night saw the debut footage from maverick director James Gunn’s ambitious Marvel space opera GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. It looks great, really great. So, what do we have? First a classic set-up for any new character – back to … Continue reading

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