A rag-tag bands of space-mercenaries rattles around the galaxy. They take dirty jobs for low pay and stay mostly one step ahead of the law/various people who want to kill them.
Peter Quill, also known as Star Lord, wants to find his father. Others in the gang which to survive/profit, or have no particular motivation. They travel from planet to planet fighting humanoid aliens with different-coloured skin and non-humanoid aliens with large teeth. Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) – Review”
New York is in danger from gun-wielding ninja gangs, robot samurai, and corrupt scientists. The citizens have only one hope, and no one knows about them.
April O’Neil, a reporter who is more intrepid than her job allows, discovers hints of the existence of a secret vigilante force: a group of ninjas who are also giant talking turtles.
Continue reading “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) – Review”
If, hypothetically, something strange was occurring in your neighbourhood, then you might reasonably want to contact someone about the issue. The question is who?
The answer is four women, three of whom are disgraced scientists, operating from above a terrible takeaway. As the only people who believe in ghosts, this underfunded and distinctly amateur outfit is humanity’s last and only line of defence against the restless dead. Continue reading “Ghostbusters (2016) – Review”
An ancient spirit is loosed upon the world, as such things so often are. This one possesses people and kills without pause until somebody kills the host. Then it possesses them, and keeps on killing. Something must be done. Continue reading “Don’t Kill It (2017) – Review”
Plague sweeps through the land, and there is no other possible explanation than witchcraft. Two battle-hardened crusaders (Cage, Perlman) who have renounced the violence of the Church are given a choice – face execution for desertion, or transport a witch to the abbey of Severac, where her evil can be destroyed. Continue reading “Season of the Witch (2011) – Review”
US troops in Moldova encounter a new enemy – a silent, invisible killer, able to kill with a touch, and barely perceptible even with their new, high-tech goggles.
Until they have some understanding of the possibly-supernatural threat, the soldiers can’t begin to fight back. The scientist who invented the goggles is sent to investigate – to work out exactly what the enemy is, and how to kill it. As the enemy grows more numerous and more aggressive, the troops are picked off one by one.
Continue reading “Spectral (2016) – Review”
The zombie was is over. Humans won, and now the shambling dead can be found only in one place – an exclusive, expensive resort off the coast of Africa. There, tourists can match themselves against a (carefully-secured) zombie, seeking thrills or revenge.
The resort has state-of-the-art security. The illusion of danger is nothing more than that; as long as the fences and restraints hold, no guest has anything to fear. The resort is run with almost military efficiency by armed guards.
Obviously, the security fails and zombies overrun the island. It is always the way. Continue reading “The Rezort (2015) – Review”