[Movie Review] The Salton Sea

Starring: Val Kilmer, Vincent D’Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzm├ín, Anthony LaPaglia, Peter Sarsgaard Director: D.J. Caruso Genre: Thriller Cert: 18 Released: 2002 I’ve never heard of director, D.J. Caruso. I’m often weary of people who use initials as their name. You don’t catch me calling myself G.D.. Actually, it sounds pretty cool. From now on, […]

Life is hard

Had a strange thought the other day. Got off the tram in the center of Dublin at about 7.30am and spotted a duvet in a doorway. On closer inspection I saw that it was not one homeless person, but two. And from the shape of the bodies and legs that were sticking out I could […]

[Movie Review] AVP: Alien vs Predator

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Raoul Bova, Sanaa Lathan, Ewen Bremner, Tommy Flanagan Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Genre: Horror Cert: 15 Released: 2004 Charles Weyland (Henriksen), a rich industrialist, has spotted peculiar thermal activity in Antartica via one of his satellite systems. He believes that an ancient pyramid lies thousands of feet under the ice and puts […]

[Movie Review] The Forgotten

Starring: Julianne Moore, Anthony Edwards, Linus Roache, Gary Sinise, Dominic West, Alfre Woodard Director: Joseph Ruben Genre: Thriller Cert: 12 Released: 2004 Julianne Moore, one of my guilty Hollywood pleasures. Her name on a movie promo poster is normally all the encouragement I need to have a peek. She’s got talent and beauty. That’s pretty […]