Film Reviews

48 Hours (1982) and Another 48 Hours (1990)

Films with big budgets, big stars, action sequences and wise-cracking dialogue felt like a staple of the 80's and 90's. One of the most seminal of these was the 48 Hours films. Not only is 48 Hours the first film that Eddie Murphy starred in, but it also largely credited with being the first film… Continue reading 48 Hours (1982) and Another 48 Hours (1990)

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Podcast: Damien Riley and Beverly Hills Cop

Damien Riley of Talking Stars fame has started his own spin-off podcast. When he asked me to make a guest appearance, I suggested we talk about the Eddie Murphy classic franchise of films, Beverly Hills Cop. It's a fun and relaxed look at the three films that make up this trilogy of classic 80's action… Continue reading Podcast: Damien Riley and Beverly Hills Cop

Film Reviews

Preview: War On Everyone (2016)

Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Michael Pena, Theo James, Tessa Thompson Director: John Michael McDonagh Two cops in Albuquerque coast their way through life using bribery, corruption and violence to get what they want. With their lassez faire, no holds barred attitude, they're on their chiefs last nerve, but when they start pulling a thread to find… Continue reading Preview: War On Everyone (2016)

Film Reviews

Zootopia (2016)

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore Perhaps the weirdest Disney film I've seen in a while, this film isΒ a anthropomorphic buddy cop movie about the dangers of racism, sexism and profiling. Whilst it's often hilariously funny, the message on the whole is highly political, and it's incredibly easy to… Continue reading Zootopia (2016)