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Tactical Force – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Arriving straight to DVD back in 2011 (and probably straight to Netflix in most places), Tactical Force is a vehicle for former wrestler ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin and former Spawn star Michael Jai White.  It doesn’t really do much for either career to be fair and the film is It’s terrible for the most part but ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Chucky (Child’s Play) Films

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out to celebrate the upcoming Cult Of Chucky… my top 5 Child’s Play/ Chucky films!   Close but no cigar: Seed Of Chucky, Child’s Play 3   5 – Curse Of Chucky After the disappointing Seed of Chucky, Curse reset the franchise one ... Read More »

Death Note (2017) – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: I’ve not seen the Death Note Anime.  So with that in mind I approached director Adam Wingard’s live action reboot/remake with zero baggage.   Which is good because pulled away from all the “Not as good as the original” standard remarks, I found a heap of stuff to enjoy in this well paced, teen thriller.  Playing ... Read More »

What The Health – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: What The Health is well made, delivers startling information and, if you believe what you see, offers a cure for everything but just changing your diet.  Thing is, as with any documentary, it’s a very one sided view of it’s subject and delving deeper you find out that it relies on some very shaky facts & ... Read More »

Snow Steam Iron – Motion Picture Maniac

I recall Roger Ebert’s review of Cloud Atlas in which he stated that, even after more than one viewing, he still had no idea what it was about but that was the very thing he admired about it; he liked being bewildered by it. That is pretty much how I feel about Zack Snyder’s 4-minute short film Snow Steam Iron, ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Blade Runner 2049

K (Ryan Gosling)- an LAPD “Blade Runner” (i.e a cop who tracks and kills runaway artificial humans known as Replicants) – makes a startling discovery that could, in the words of his boss (Robin Wright) “break the world”. Disobeying orders, his investigations lead him to an underground group of rogue replicants and a certain long retired Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). Released ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… 2018 Films I’d Rather Weren’t being made

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: 2018 Films I’d Rather Weren’t being made   Close but no cigar: Halloween, X-Men: New Mutants, Robin Hood: Origins, Oceans 8, Bad Boys for Life   5 – Pacific Rim: Uprising The original Pacific Rim did nothing for me and ... Read More »