Tag Archives: Grosse Point Geek

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 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 – 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 »

Grosse Point Geek – X-Men Apocalypse

Picking up several years after the events of Days Of Future Past, Magneto (Michael Fassbender) is in hiding, working as a nondescript steel worker but also is happily married with a young daughter. Meanwhile Professor Xavier’s School for the gifted is going from strength to strength with new young mutants joining every week. However all this is about to change as a new enemy arises ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Jane Got A Gun

Jane (Natalie Portman) lives in the New Mexico territory with her husband Ham (Noah Emmerich) and young daughter.  When Ham returns home severely injured with multiple gunshot wounds, Jane realizes that her past history with the brutal Bishop gang (led by Ewan McGregors smooth but evil bad guy ) is about to violently catch up with her. She then quickly ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Bastille Day

An expert pickpocket (Richard Madden) finds himself  the chief suspect in a terrorist bomb attack on Paris. His only hope is a  tough maverick CIA agent played by Idris Elba whozzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…………..Oh sorry about that – i must have drifted off whilst trying to recall this films staggeringly unoriginal plot and muster any motivation to write this review. Putting it bluntly, ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – The Huntsman: Winters War (2016)

Acting as a prequel/sequel to 2012’s Snow White and The Huntsman, Winter’s War tells the story of how Chris Hemsworth’s Eric became the Huntsman of the title, and gives further back-story to the Evil Sorceress Ravenna (Theron) by introducing her sister The Ice Queen (Emily Blunt).   The plot surrounds something to do with the Ice Queen banning all forms of love in her kingdom ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

After witnessing first hand the wanton death and destruction brought upon Metropolis from the epic scrap between General Zod and Superman, Gotham’s Bruce Wayne (Affleck) swears to kill The Man Of Steel by any means possible. Meanwhile serious questions are being asked by the government and public alike about Superman, regarding what he really stands for and whether he poses a serious threat to ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – The Divergent Series: Allegiant

After the cliffhanger ending of Insurgent, Tris, Four, Peter et al escape from the walled confines of the future Chicago and make their way across the scorched ruins of the Earth to find what remains of the government and by  doing so bring an end to the violence that has erupted in their home city. Im struggling to muster the ... Read More »