Let’s get this out of the way – this is not a great film – but it is a FUN film! I think when it comes to reviewing anything of entertainment value those two distinctions need to be made. If anyone has been following the previous review articles on this blog, they know I am […]Read more "Mortal Kombat : Annihilation Film"
This is a movie that will live on forever, in an era where we had a deluge of crazy 80’s action films (most quite enjoyable) – this story of a kilt wearing immortal was (literally) a cut above. We had Sean Connery as a swashbuckling Egyptian (with a Spanish name) and Christopher Lambert pretending to […]Read more "Highlander – There Can Only be One!"
I hadn’t seen this film for over 20 years, it was a Thursday night in mid 1995 when I saw this (it was released on my birthday). It was a difficult time for me, my Grandmother was dying and I was at school, attempting to pass exams and work out exactly who I was. I […]Read more "Mortal Kombat – The Movie"
This was one of my favourite Star War films, the prequels are a strange beast when looked at through the typical Star Wars hype. The Phantom Menace was a bit of a mess with only Liam Neeson and Ray Park’s performances really being strong. The Clone Wars faired a lot better – being more of […]Read more "Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith – The Video Game"
In 1995, Ed Boon and John Tobias picked up after their smash hit Mortal Kombat 2 with Mortal Kombat 3, a title which featured some new innovation in the series. To promote this new title in the series there was a massive advertisement campaign and extensive marketing. In fact I remember a TV advert even […]Read more "Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 – Toasty!"
Having moved to Canada, I do feel a sense of pride in my adopted country – it’s great driving round and seeing the beautiful maple leaf boldly emblazoned on a gently flowing flag. It doesn’t make me less Irish to embrace and love this country which is the homeland of my wife. As such I […]Read more "The Best Canadian Comic Book Characters"
Mortal Kombat 2 takes everything that was remarkable about the original game and adds new features, more characters and additional moves. This was (at the time) seen as the pinnacle of the fighting genre and ruled over the arcades and home systems in the mid 90’s. It was a game where you swapped the secret […]Read more "Mortal Kombat 2 – Get Over Here!"