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Grosse Point Geek – John Wick Chapter 2

Taking place immediately after the explosive finale of the last film,  not quite retired hit man John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is reluctantly called back into action after an old acquaintance calls in a long forgotten blood debt. Naturally things go spectacularly sideways, and Wick (plus cute pet dog) finds himself double crossed and on the run with a multi million dollar bounty ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Underworld Blood Wars

  Death Dealer Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is still on the run from the warring Vampire and Lycan hordes who are after her and the whereabouts of her hidden Hybrid daughter.   As a fan of the first three films in the Underworld franchise i had high hopes for this one, the trailer looked pretty good and frankly anything would have been ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Silence (2017)

In the late 1600’s two Jesuit priests (a bouffant-ed Andrew Garfield and an emaciated Adam Driver) are sent to Japan to look for their mentor Father Ferrera (Liam Neeson) who has disappeared, along the way they preach the word of God to the local peasantry and try to avoid being beheaded by the distinctly anti christian Japanese government.     Directed ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – 2016 In Review (And a look to 2017)

2016 – in short, a terrible year for big movies – in fact i struggle to remember another time where the Hollywood studios produced so many blockbuster films as badly made, boring, and lacking in imagination as what we were subjected to over the last 12 months. To begin with were subjected endless numbers of superhero films  – one of which (Captain America: Civil War) was so contrived ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) is abandoned as a child by her scientist father (Mads Mikkelsen) when is he shanghaied by the Empire into building the ultimate weapon of mass destruction – The Death Star. Years later we find Jyn (now an outlaw) locked up in an Imperial prison for committing numerous crimes across the galaxy, however her luck changes when a group of Rebels led by ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – A Street Cat Named Bob

Young twenty something James Bowen is a recovering heroin addict, living rough on the streets of London and scraping a living as a busker. Shown pity by his kindly social worker he manages to get allocated a small flat, wherein he meets a stray ginger cat who wanders in one day looking for food. Noticing the cat has an injury James takes him to the ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – The Magnificent 7

When the townsfolk of Rose Creek are threatened with eviction and certain death by ruthless mining baron Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard) they hire seven tough as nails gunslingers – led by famed bounty hunter Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington)  – to mount a fightback and save their town. When i was growing up there were several types of film that i loved  – sci fi, war, and particularly westerns. ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – The Shallows

Nancy (Blake Lively)  a med school drop out and surfing enthusiast, goes looking for a beach in Mexico, where her late mother visited when she she was a young woman. Upon finding it she spends a happy day surfing and soaking up the sun, that is until she is badly bitten on the leg by a huge great white shark who has been feeding ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Suicide Squad

After the events of Batman V Superman and the rise of the so called ‘Meta Humans”, senior CIA operative Amanda Waller (Viola Davies) puts together a team of highly skilled individuals to be used against any threat that the regular military are unable to combat. The only fly in the ointment is that said team are made up of the worst criminals on earth ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Star Trek Beyond Reviewed

Halfway through their 5 year mission to boldly explore strange new worlds and new civilizations etc, The USS Enterprise is attacked by a superior and highly destructive fleet of ships led by the evil Krall (Idris Elba) who proceeds to kidnap most of the crew , threatening to kill them all unless Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) hands over  some kind of alien made weapon of ... Read More »