[Movie Review] The Happening

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo Director: M Night Shyamalan Genre: Sci-Fi Cert: 15 Released: 2008 My only ambition for “The Happening”, having failed to sit through director M Night Shyamalan’s previous outings “The Village” and “Lady in the Water”, was to see the closing credits roll .  The decreasing level of entertainment derived from […]

[Movie Reviews] Rock Star

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Anniston, Timothy Spall, Dominic West Director: Stephen Herek Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2001 Every young man’s dream becomes Mark Wahlberg’s reality in Stephen Herek’s “Rock Star”. Get out the hairspray and spandex, we’re set back in the mid-eighties, when hard-rock meant bands like Motley Crue, AC/DC, Bon Jovi and Def […]

[Movie Review] The Big Hit

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Mark Wahlberg, Christina Applegate, Bokeem Woodbine, Antonio Sabato Jr Director: Kirk Wong Genre: Action Cert: 18 Released: 1998 Lou Diamond Phillips is Cisco, one of a team of four successful hitmen. He is suave, cool, sophisticated but manipulative and greedy. When he tells his strapped-for-cash partner Melvin Smiley (Wahlberg) that he […]