Wednesday, August 25

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World





Director: Edgar Wright

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0446029/

Review: Funny, perfectly idiosyncratic with lots of great little moments and an excellent soundtrack.

Go see it if: You like video games.

And if you liked: Hot Fuzz, Kick-Ass, The Legend of Zelda.

Check this out: Scott Pilgrim

Saturday, August 21

Piranha 3D

Director: Alexandre Aja

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0464154/

Review: Ridiculous, silly and lots of fun.

Go see it if: You're cool with a lot of tits and gore.

And if you liked: Snakes on a Plane, Final Destination 2, Jaws

Check this out: Piranha

Monday, August 16

Star Trek: Nemesis

Director: Stuart Baird

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0253754/

Review: Very nice production design and a few good character points but is mostly dull and uninteresting.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Alien: Resurrection, Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: Insurrection

Director: Jonathan Frakes

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120844/

Review: Feels like an extended mediocre episode that's 20 minutes too long and has a lot of misplaced and uncomfortable humour.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: The first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Brazil

Saturday, August 14

Star Trek: First Contact

Director: Jonathan Frakes

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117731/

Review: Very well balanced, performed and executed.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Star Trek, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Species

Star Trek: Generations

Director: David Carson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111280/

Review: Some parts of it are pretty decent and some parts of it are annoying.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Star Trek, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Tomorrow Never Dies

Friday, August 13

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Director: Nicholas Meyer

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102975/

Review: Meanders a little but has a strong plot and holds together quite well.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Return of the Jedi, No Country for Old Men

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Director: William Shatner

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098382/

Review: Strange and silly but very watchable.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Superman II, Twin Peaks, Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Monday, August 9

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Director: Leonard Nimoy

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092007/

Review: A bit long and a bit silly but certainly entertaining and an interesting spin on the genre.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: 2010, Flight of the Navigator, Superman, Return of the Jedi

Check this out: Michael Berryman

Sunday, August 8

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Director: Leonard Nimoy

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088170/

Review: Meanders a bit and lacks focus but still enjoyable to watch for fans.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Star Wars (shock!), Lord of the Rings, Willow

Friday, August 6

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Director: Nicholas Meyer

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084726/

Review: A little long and awkward at times but has a good plot and plenty of great character development.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: The Empire Strikes Back, 2010, Alien, Event Horizon

Thursday, August 5

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Director: Robert Wise

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079945/

Review: Feels a bit like an extended episode of the series but is pretty enjoyable and is definitely very nice looking.

Rent it if: You're into Star Trek?

And if you liked: Star Trek, 2010, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Tuesday, August 3

The A-Team

Director: Joe Carnahan

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0429493/

Review: Has one or two decent moments but is mostly mediocre at best and very forgettable.

Go see it if: You want to see Sharlto Copley be better than everyone else.

And if you liked: Crank, Die Hard 4.0