Jon Cottage

Confused. Indecisive. Pillock. Rambles on about splatter and SOV movies in the CARNAGE! podcast (cinemacarnage.wordpress.com/)

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  • King Kong

    King Kong

    ★★★½

    Extended Cut.

  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne

    ★½

    All that can be said is this is an extremely disappointing entry in the franchise. Action sequences that, whilst not out of place in say, a MARVEL movie, jar horribly here. The classics 70's Euro feel of the first three instalments is completely lost and Damon has little else to do but throw punches with the noted lack of dialogue (reportedly 260 words!).

    As for the usually entertaining Vincent Cassel, whilst as 'The Asset' he shows menace, he's still criminally…

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  • The Gate

    The Gate

    ★★★½

    Enjoyable demons-rise-from-hell fare. Screen debut of Stephen Dorff and, unlike most child actors (then and now!), he's pretty enjoyable and non precocious. The Imps still look good today, but sadly, as you would expect, the matt FX don't. Still, don't let that put you off! It's a fun, if somewhat unoriginal, horror flick and worth the time.

  • Macabre

    Macabre

    ½

    This is an easy one to review: thank god Lamberto Bava made DEMONS. A poor attempt at emulating his father.