First off,when was the last time that anybody can remember an action movie, certainly on face value, making it to the top of respected movie magazines best of the year lists? Well, never basically, and in an era where these kind of cerebral spy movies are in rudely brilliant health as it is, The Bourne Ultimatum is by far the best yet.What a triumph. Following on from two excellent movies,the ultimatum is still the best in the trilogy, with the return of Matt Damon in his finest role and cast members Joan Allen,Julia Stiles and Director Paul Greengrass. Even the locations are inspired, and as for the action scenes,well you probably won't see a more breathtaking chase or bonecrunching hand… Read more
The conclusion to the pirates of the caribbean trilogy is a very disappointing one.following 2002's curse of the black pearl, and last years superior dead mans chest, at worlds end attempts to tie up all the loose ends in the story. Loose ends is a polite term of talking about some of the most ridiculous plot exposition involved in the story, all but incomprehensible to anyone bar the most die-hard pirates fan..the length of the film is a big problem, there really is no need for that much screen time(140 mins+). On the brighter side, Johnny depp is still superb as captain jack sparrow(especially in his first scene with numerous 'captain jack' clones) and geoffrey rush scores points as… Read more
Make no mistake about it,Machine head have well and truly escaped the dungeons of the dying nu metal phase they had been tagged with in previous years. This album stands with its predecessors,Through the ashes of empires,and (probably the best debut metal album ever)burn my eyes, as a solid gold carat rock masterclass.
They have changed things considerably on this sixth album,however,in terms of structure and, best of all,guitar playing.The production is courtesy of brit Colin Richardsom,a man who REALLY knows his stuff in this department and was responsible for empire's sonic assault.The intro to this brisk,in terms of having only eight tracks,though also epic in terms of song… Read more