Prometheus – 3/5 stars

When I first watched Alien in 2006, I was dumbstruck by its characters, story and the special effects – as I am quite squeamish, there was a niggling worry that it was not worth the two or so hours running time.  How wrong I was.  Now, over 30 years after the original film, we’re getting a prequel…sort of. Prometheus sees Charlie Holloway and Elizabeth Shaw (Logan … Continue reading Prometheus – 3/5 stars

The Hunger Games – 3.5/5 stars

After the phenomenal success of Twilight, it seems only logical that the world is treated to another teenage book to film adaptation. The Hunger Games is an event held in a post-apocalyptic America, where twelve teenage men and women are randomly chosen (as ‘Tributes’) to fight to the death until one has survived.  The event is set as a punishment of a rebellion of the … Continue reading The Hunger Games – 3.5/5 stars