Friday, April 27

The Avengers

Director: Joss Whedon

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0848228/

Review: Takes a minute to get going but once it does it's a multitude of excellent jokes, exciting action and strong characters.

Watch it if: You aren't put off by Thor (the film).

And if you liked: Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, Star Trek

Thursday, April 26

Pandorum

Director: Christian Alvart

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1188729/

Review: Some really nice set design and a good initial premise but let down heavily by plot clich├ęs and silly looking monster scenes.

Watch it if: You're bored and looking for something to half watch.

And if you liked: Cube, Event Horizon, Resident Evil

Sunday, April 22

Headhunters

Director: Morten Tyldum

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1614989/

Review: Some crazy mood whiplash but really entertaining and inventive.

Watch it if: You're ok with some violence and subtitles.

And if you liked: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2012), Misery

Check this out: The Headhunters

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095348/

Review: Absolutely silly and dumb but fun nonetheless.

Watch it if: You're in the mood for goofiness.

And if you liked: Mafia!, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Saturday, April 21

Mission: Impossible III

Director: J.J. Abrams

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0317919/

Review: Spattered with very poorly handled romantic scenes and with a poor ending but still has some fun action to enjoy.

Watch it if: You're cool with some Tom Cruise explosions.

And if you liked: Mission Impossible, Minority Report, Ronin

Check this out: Mission: Impossible

Sunday, April 15

The Cabin in the Woods

Director: Drew Goddard

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1259521/

Review: Brilliantly entertaining, refreshingly clever and very satisfying to a film nerd's geeky tendencies.

Watch it if: You've ever enjoyed a horror film before.

And if you liked: Drag Me to Hell, Evil Dead 2, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Cube

Sunday, April 8

21 Jump Street

Director: Phil Lord & Chris Miller

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1232829/

Review: Hits every mark while being genuinely compelling and extremely funny.

Watch it if: You're not a DICK. Just watch it.

And if you liked: Pineapple Express, Superbad, Kick-Ass

Check this out: 21 Jump Street

Saturday, April 7

Ronin

Director: John Frankenheimer

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0122690/

Review: Something of an unclear plot but still very enjoyable with great car chases.

Watch it if: You like action and can handle a dodgy Irish accent.

And if you liked: Mission: Impossible, Casino Royale

Sunday, April 1

The Hunger Games

Director: Gary Ross

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1392170/

Review: Too long and has a few mythology problems but manages to entertain and tick a few boxes along the way.

Watch it if: You're ok with some child violence.

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