Star Wars The Force Awakens Movie Review
Movies / December 30, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens [Blu-ray + Bonus Disc] [2015]  Star Wars The Force Awakens is the seventh Movie in the brill Star Wars series of movies. Having recently bought the rights to the saga Disney is banking a lot both financially and in terms of reputation upon its success. It’s fair to say that they have a lot to live up to as previous Star Wars movies didn’t just define the genre but set all the box office records it has to beat. Star Wars A New Hope was a ground breaking movie, it brought Science fiction to the large screen in a way most folk couldn’t even comprehend before. It was so ground breaking that even as it was being made many of the crew working on it didn’t think it was going to be a success. Luckily George Lucas held steady in his belief that he could make a sci-fi movie for 9 year olds and we now have seven brill movies. Before I continue I must warn you that plot spoilers will commence from here on in.   About 30 years or so after the Second Death Star was destroyed the First Order has risen from…

The Terminator Movie Review
Movies / November 30, 2015

The Terminator [DVD] The Terminator’s been out for a rather long time and I must have watched it countless times in the past. However I got a new 4k TV a few months ago and decided to watch it. I know the PS4 doesn’t upscale to 4K but that didn’t matter. My new TV gave the movie a new sense of depth and colour that you just wouldn’t expect from a movie made in 1984. The plot of the the movie is well known. Sarah Connor is a normal everyday young woman, waitressing to earn a living. Unknown to her she is also the soon to be mother of future human resistance leader John Connor. She is targeted by Skynet that sends a Terminator back in time to eliminate her. If she dies John Connor will never have been born and thus humanity will perish. Fortunately a lone soldier; Kyle Reese is sent back to protect her rescuing Sarah just in time from the clutches of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character. The two find they are attracted to one another and share an intimate night that leads to Sarah becoming pregnant. The Terminator is relentlessly in its persuit of the pair and…