A Very Quick Summary of ‘Batman Forever’ and How It Can Be Okay/Watchable…

Batman Forever: the third movie in the 1989-1997 Burton/Schumacher quadrilogy of Batman movies. Batman Forever brought an end to the sometimes Gothic & noir visual of Batman movie, directed by Tim Burton, and replaced by the more commercialised, modern-set and cheese-ridden Batman movie, directed by Joel Schumacher - yes, the dude who allegedly "killed the Batman movie"... Continue Reading →

What if?..

What if Steven Seagal gained a non-typecast role in a regular drama movie? Steven Seagal, the dude who portrays military'special ops-type background personnel in every other movie, has enjoyed a 27 year career of starring in movies - movies which belong only to the action genre. Like fellow "Grade II" action star, Jean-Claude Van Damme,... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Christmas Movie…

Ho, ho, ho, folks. It's that time of year when an overload of Christmas movies and generally big-ish movies, old and new, appear on TV.  From the benchmark-setting It's a Wonderful Life (dir. Capra, 1946) to the modern classic Elf (dir. Favreau, 2003), we all have a favourite - my girlfriend's favourite happens to be Home Alone (dir. Columbus, 1990). In this... Continue Reading →

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