Sunday, 28 May 2017


The Persuaders!
1x02 To the Death, Baby


Underworld: Blood Wars 3D (2016)
[#72 in 100 Films in a Year 2017]

+ the Blu-ray's special features, though they only amount to half-an-hour.

this week on 100 Films

3 brand-new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
A sci-fi thriller about a stealth alien invasion using human duplicates (clue’s in the title), this original film version of the oft-remade Invasion of the Body Snatchers is best not at genre-movie chills, but at evoking and commenting on paranoia and what causes it.
Read more here.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
Here’s the first in an infrequent new series of posts, inspired by my 100 Favourites entries, which I’ll be using to plug some of the gaps in my review archive. As a good starting example, this is the only Pirates of the Caribbean film I haven’t reviewed.
Read more here.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (2017)
Dead men may tell no tales, but lucrative franchises never die, so Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean has taken to the high seas once again... Despite the unusually-long six-year gap since the previous film, and all the promotional talk of this being a fresh start for the series that tonally harks back to the standalone fun of the first movie, Salazar’s Revenge (or, if you prefer, Dead Men Tell No Tales) seems doomed to repeat bits and bobs from the series’ other instalments. It’s not a complete wash-out, however, because it at least executes some of those bits quite well. Sadly, other bits are beginning to look a little tired.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.