BAD SANTA


2003 DIRECTOR: Terry Zwigoff NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO What is this all about? I know that Billy Bob Thornton's portrayal of a thief and con man who dupes a strange kid into believing that he's Santa Claus in order to get free … Continue reading BAD SANTA

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (3D) (2009)


2009 DIRECTOR: Robert Zemekis NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO Charles Dickens and Robert Zemekis do not mix. Dickens was a serious and yet darkly witty writer and Zemekis on the other hand, is the man being Forrest Gunp (1994), Back To The Future (1985) … Continue reading A CHRISTMAS CAROL (3D) (2009)

NO STRINGS ATTACHED


2011 DIRECTOR: Ivan Reitman NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO This is an unambitious retread of so may rom-coms which have come before, but manages to vaguely emulate them with no flair what so ever. The characters, namely Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) … Continue reading NO STRINGS ATTACHED

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED


2011 DIRECTOR: Mike Mitchell NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO What w0uld you expect? This is the third movie of the Alvin And The Chipmunk trilogy, for want of a better term. There will probably be more these episodic summer holiday films and … Continue reading ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED

THE BACK-UP PLAN


2010 DIRECTOR: Alan Poul May Contain Spoilers! Beginning as it well and truly means to go on, the opening barrage consisted of the repeated use of the word Vagina. "Vagina, vagina, vagina!" Obviously this was a sign that this film was going to push the envelope, but in which direction and for that matter, what … Continue reading THE BACK-UP PLAN

THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK


1961 DIRECTOR: Mervyn LeRoy NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO So, you cast an ageing Spencer Tracy and Frank Sinatra in a volcanic disaster flick and that's makes it okay? Well, no. Tracy overacts, Sinatra just phones it in, though in 1961 in the … Continue reading THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK

STEEL (1997)


1997 DIRECTOR: Kenneth Johnson NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO I know Kenneth Johnson namely from V, the 1980's cult mini-series in which humanoid aliens, who turn out to be lizards in human suits,  begin a Nazi styled takeover of the world, but … Continue reading STEEL (1997)

KNIGHT AND DAY


2010 DIRECTOR: James Mangold NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection?  NO Made in the 1980's.... no, seriously, this action "comedy" was actually made in 2010! Tom Cruise is paired with Cameron Diaz in this insipid, pointless and dated actioner, with feels more like the … Continue reading KNIGHT AND DAY

SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT


1977 DIRECTOR: Hal Needham NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO This Burt Reynolds classic was a staple of the festive season during the 1980's, as the pairing of Reynolds and Sally Field, a runaway bride who finds herself on the highway with the infamous … Continue reading SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT

THE BOUNTY HUNTER


2010 DIRECTOR: Andy Tennant May Contain Spoilers! Welcome to the 1980's. Only this Action Rom-Com was made a full ten years in to the new millennium! Throw-back isn't the word as the 'sexy' duo of Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston play off each other as an ex-married couple, one, a bail jumper (Aniston) and the other, … Continue reading THE BOUNTY HUNTER