Grosse Point Geek

Grosse Point Geek

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 »

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 »