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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 »

Blog: Why Star Wars Is Important to Us…

Grosse Point Geek, Motion Picture Maniac and All Things Film editor Phil Hobden explain in their own words just WHY Star Wars is important to them whilst sharing their favourite moments and characters!  First up…   Motion Picture Maniac  These days it’s rare for a film to overwhelm me with butterflies, make me feel different upon witnessing its gargantuan scope ... 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 »

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 »