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Thor Ragnarok – Review Round Up

Want to know what the critics think of the latest hot releases but don’t want to have to search for them?  Well look no further as we round up the reviews from 5 of the most influential sources for the latest BIG RELEASE movie. This time out: Thor Ragnarok Overall Critics Say   “Thor: Ragnarok is a lot of fun, ... Read More »

The Bomb – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Bomb is a meditation on the power of nuclear weapons and their destructive, world changing power.  It’s not a narrative documentary, it’s more likely you’d find this documentary in museum or an arthouse movie festival.  That said it’s far from pretentious, stunningly edited and incredibly powerful in it’s message. I really liked this and at ... Read More »

American Ninja – A Classic Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: I LOVED the American Ninja films growing up.  They were my gateway drug into classic Ninja films, the likes of Sho Kosugi and, in turn, the Hong Kong films of Jackie Chan & John Woo.  They also launched my love of direct to DVD action films, something that years on I still have massive affection for. ... Read More »

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 »