Tag Archives: Geek

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Avengers: Age Of Ultron Reviewed

Grosse Point Geek casts his geeky eye on the latest Marvel Release, Age Of Ultron.  Director: Joss Whedon Actors: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johanssen, Jeremy Renner, Paul Bettany, James Spader After the Avengers successfully retrieve Loki’s missing sceptre from the evil clutches of H.Y.D.R.A. Tony Stark (Downey Jr) and Bruce Banner (Ruffalo) secretly use its powers to create ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Fast and Furious 7 Reviewed

Grosse Point Geek cast s his critical eye over the latest Fast franchise instalment…  Directed by James Wan Actors: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Jordana Bewster When the big bad older brother of Fast 6’s villain shows up looking for revenge, Dom, Brian, Lettie and the rest of the gang strike a bargain ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – April Rapid Fire TV Series Reviews

Our resident Geek turns his critical eye to some TV this time out, as he reviews the good, the bad and the ugly that’s currently gracing the small screen. Will: Due to the complete dearth of anything decent to watch at the cinema at the moment, this month’s rapid fire review looks at the pick of the series now showing on TV and available on Netflix. ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Rapid Fire Reviews (It Follows, See No Evil, Project Almanac & more)

Grosse Point Geek once again turns his attention’s to the latest bundle of films he’s watched as he presents his Rapid Fire Reviews for March 2015… The Theory Of Everything Director: James Marsh Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis. Based on the book Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jayne Wilde Hawking, this amazing film tells the story of Professor ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Rapid Fire Reviews February 2015

Will Strong aka Grosse Point geek, runs his critical eye over a bunch of films he’s recently watched… as always it’s the good, the bad and the ugly.   John Wick Directors: Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. Actors: Keanu Reeves, Wilem Dafoe, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Ian McShane Reeves plays the title character, a reformed  super assassin, forced back into action after the son of a Russian mobster beats him ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Rapid Fire Reviews February 2015 (Part 2)

Grosse Point Geek, aka Will Strong, casts his eye over another bunch of recently watched of films… Taken 3 Director: Oliver Megaton Actors: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Forrest Whittaker Neeson’s Bryan Mills returns with his special set of skills and ends up on the run after being framed for his ex wife’s murder. God-awful 2nd sequel in this very tired franchise, manages to be boring, uninspired ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Whiplashed Reviewed

Andrew (Teller) is an aspiring jazz student at a well respected music college in New York. Desperate to be the best at his craft,he manages to catch the  eye of legendary conductor Terrence Fletcher (Simmons)  – and lands a much coveted place in the school jazz band as a stand in drummer.   From the above plot description you would ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Rapid Fire Reviews Jan 2015

Happy New Year fellow film fans! Welcome to Grosse Pointe Geeks Jan 2015 Rapid Fire Review! Exodus: Gods and Kings Director: Ridley Scott Actors: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver. Scott has another stab at the historical epic with this so-so retelling of the story of Moses. On the plus side its beautifully photographed, very well directed and ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – 2015 Preview

Putting it mildly – 2015 is gonna be a belter – here are my top ten most anticipated films of next year.  Mad Max: Fury Road (ETA Summer) The trailer blew the roof off this years Comic Con in San Diego, then to cap it all, the brand new trailer (released recently) was literally so good it had geeks the ... Read More »