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Grosse Point Geek – Dunkirk (2017)

1940, World War Two – four hundred thousand British soldiers are stuck on the beaches of Dunkirk in Northern France – in front of them is the English channel and behind them the ever advancing German army. Unable to use their own ships, the navy conscripts civilian boats to save the stranded soldiers .Meanwhile, in the skies above two daring spitfire pilots (Tom Hardy and ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Transformers The Last Knight

To be honest folks i cant be bothered to give much of a plot summary on this film  – however if memory serves it involved something to do with an ancient staff of ultimate power being gifted to King Arthur by dark age Transformers, we then fast forward a few thousand years and for whatever reason Mark Wahlberg has got to stop Megatron and Optimus ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Alien: Covenant

On their way to colonise a  new world, the crew of the starship Covenant intercept a signal from a nearby planet and go to investigate. Upon arrival they discover a crashed Engineer spacecraft and the android David (Michael Fassbender) who has been marooned there since arriving some ten years previously. Soon things take a turn for the worst as one ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Guardians Of The Galaxy Volume 2

After stealing some precious energy batteries, The infamous Guardians Of The Galaxy (Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and (Baby) Groot) find themselves on the run from a group of powerful but extremely effete beings known as the Sovereign. However fate intervenes in the form of Ego The Living Planet (Kurt Russell) a god like deity who also reveals himself to be ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – The Fate Of The Furious (aka Fast & The Furious 8)

Whilst on a dangerous mission in Germany, Dominic Torretto (Vin Diesel) betrays his crew and steals a powerful weapon of mass destruction, which he then hands over to notorious cyber terrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) who is hell bent of world domination. Its now down to Lettie (Michelle Rodriguez) Tej (Ludachris) Roman (Tyrese Gibson)  Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and in a strange twist, Jason ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – Kong Skull Island

At the tail end of the Vietnam war, a scientist (John Goodman) working for the shadowy Monarch group, persuades the US government to fund an expedition to map and explore the mysterious uncharted Skull Island, wherein he hopes to prove his so called ‘Hollow Earth’ theory and discover the existence of a species of underground dwelling monsters. However, not all goes to ... Read More »

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 »