Home / The Blogs / Grosse Point Geek

Grosse Point Geek

Grosse Point Geek

August, 2018

  • 14 August

    Grosse Point Geek – Ant-Man & The Wasp (2018)


    Grosse Point Geek casts his critical eye over the latest (some sometimes greatest) releases… this time out: Ant-Man & The Wasp    Plot in a nutshell: After the events of Captain America Civil War – Scott Lang aka Antman (Paul Rudd) is coming to the end of a 2 year house arrest …

  • 7 August

    Grosse Point Geek – Mission : Impossible – Fallout (2018)


    Grosse Point Geek casts his critical eye over the latest (some sometimes greatest) releases… this time out Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission : Impossible – Fallout  Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin Director: Christopher McQuarrie Plot in a nutshell: Its a tad complicated …

July, 2018

  • 17 July

    Grosse Point Geek – Skyscraper (2018) Review


    Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campell, Pablo Schreiber Plot In a Nutshell: Dwayne Johnson plays a retired FBI agent turned security expert who has to rescue his wife and two kids from the world’s tallest and most advanced building which just so happens to be on fire …

  • 10 July

    Grosse Point Geek: Top Ten Guilty Pleasures Films

    Its safe to say that I have watched a lot of movies, (I shudder to think of the time and money I’ve spent doing so!) – some great, some average and  some downright awful – however there are quite a few , that, despite  beingrather good (in my opinion), have ether by-passed …

June, 2018

  • 26 June

    Grosse Point Geek: My Favourite Star Trek Movie…

    You have to hand it to Star Trek ,spanning 4 decades, 6 TV series, 14 films, countless books and tons of merchandise, its one of the longest and most successful sci fi franchises in history.  Now I adore Star Trek  -not as much as Star Wars mind –but I have enough knowledge of its universe to know a Dilithium chamber when …

May, 2018

  • 31 May

    Grosse Point Geek – Solo: A Star Wars Story Reviewed


      Film: Solo: A Star Wars Story   Director: Ron Howard   Principal Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany   Plot in a nutshell:  After escaping a lifetime of servitude on his home planet Corellia, a young Han Solo joins the fledgling Empire as a …

April, 2018

  • 11 April

    Grosse Point Geek – Death Wish


    Film: Death Wish Director: Eli Roth Principal Cast: Bruce Willis, Elizabeth Shue, Vincent D’onofrio, Dean Norris, Camila Morrone Plot in a nutshell: Remake of Michael Winner’s 1974 film starring Charles Bronson. Chicago Surgeon Dr Paul Kersey (Willis) is living the American dream, that is until a gang of vicious thieves break …

March, 2018

  • 29 March

    Grosse Point Geek – Ready Player One

    Directed by: Steven Spielberg   Principal Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance   Plot Summary The Year is 2044, to escape their humdrum, poverty stricken lives, the Earth’s population spends most of its time in a VR world known as The OASIS. Here you can …

  • 20 March

    Grosse Point Geek – Tomb Raider (2018)

    Directed by: Roar Uthaug   Principal Cast: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins   Plot Summary Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)  goes in search of her father Lord Richard Croft(Dominic West) who has been missing, presumed dead in his lifelong quest to find the missing tomb of Japanese Queen Himiko, who was …

  • 6 March

    Grosse Point Geek – 15:17 to Paris

    Directed by: Clint Eastwood Principal Cast: Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos Plot Summary The true story of the three Americans who thwarted the infamous terrorist attack on a Paris bound passenger train in 2015. Unusually all three are played by the three real life heroes who risked their lives that day. …