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Grosse Pointe Geek’s Round Up of 2017

Another year goes by and like very much like 2016 its been a mighty disappointing one for us film geeks. The blockbuster season (which started in about April) was without doubt the worst i have ever known – littered with remakes, sequels and reboots that proved there is a total lack of any new ideas flowing through Hollywood at the moment. Time and again it ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – The Last Jedi

Picking up right after the end of The Force Awakens, The dwindling Resistance are on the run from the First Order. Meanwhile on the ocean planet of Ahch-To, Rey (Daisy Ridley) is desperately trying to persuade a very reluctant Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to train her in the ways of the force and save the Resistance from his former apprentice Kylo Ren (Adam ... Read More »

Will’s (Grosse Point Geek) Top 5… Star Wars Characters

This week our very own Grosse Point Geek Phil takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Top 5 Star Wars Characters   5 – Yoda Funny, sad, poetic,inscrutable –  the list is endless –  probably the most brilliantly written character in the Star Wars universe, combined with astounding puppet work and Frank Oz’s amazing vocal ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Justice League

With the world in mourning after the death of Superman, a guilt ridden Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) sets about assembling a team of  super warriors to combat galactic mega villain Steppenwolf  and his army of Parademons  – who are hell bent on a mission to retrieve three ancient all powerful mother boxes  and put an end to life on Earth. After the extremely divisive ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Thor Ragnarok

Returning from an eternity of banishment, Hela the Goddess of Death (Cate Blanchett) invades Asgard, wipes out its armies , and declares herself Queen of the Nine Realms. The only one who can stop her is Thor (Chris Hemsworth)  -who unfortunately gets his arse royally kicked early on, loses his hammer  and is blasted to the farthest reaches of the universe. There he finds himself on the the junk planet ... 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 »

Grosse Point Geek – Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Three years on from single handedly saving the world, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) is now a fully fledged Kingsman and living in London with his Swedish princess girlfriend (Hannah Alstrom). All is going great until the Kingsman HQ and all of its agents are wiped out by a mysterious drug baron played by Julianne Moore. On the run and with no one to ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Atomic Blonde Review

At the tail end of the cold war, MI6 dispatch its top agent (Charlize Theron) to Berlin to recover a stolen list of all its undercover agents working inside the Soviet Union. As enemies close in on all sides she soon faces a race against time to get her hands on said list before it gets sold to the highest bidder. ... Read More »