Mini Reviews #12

Tammy (2014) Director: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Allison Janney A comedy that promises so much and delivers very little. Tammy seemed as though it would be a personal home run for me, starring a handful of my favourite actresses and having Melissa McCarthy in Bridesmaids mode at the helm, but the movie…

Top Ten: Kick Ass Chicks In Film

Being a member of the fairer sex myself, nothing pleases me more in a film than a stone cold, face slapping, no shit giving head bitch in charge. Here are ten of the best. 1. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection) Simply one of the greatest cinematic characters of all time,…

Robot & Frank (2012)

Set in what is shrewdly captioned “the near future”, Robot & Frank is the tale of an elderly man and his relationship with a state of the art robotic health worker, annoyingly (and perhaps poignantly) never named. We learn that Frank, played by his namesake Frank Langella, used to be a jewellery thief, and whilst he…