Review: Skyfall (2012)

Arriving amidst a blizzard of marketing and publicity the likes of which has rarely been seen, it’s some sort of miracle that Skyfall delivers the goods. Despite worrying surface similarities with Die Another Day – Bond put out of action during the pre-credits sequence, overt nods to earlier films in the franchise – this film …

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)

Well, finally we come down to it. After the glorious heights reached by the Alien franchise, we come now to the water circling the toilet bowl that is Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (also variously called AvP-R or AvP2). Of course, this is a spin-off series and not part of the ‘true’ franchise (and nobody can …