Posts Tagged ‘movies’

RIP R Lee Ermey

Posted on April 15th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Statement from R. Lee Ermey’s long time manager, Bill Rogin: It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that R. Lee Ermey (“The Gunny”) passed away this morning from complications of pneumonia. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Sem…

Black Panther

Posted on February 16th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

The latest release in the ever expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe is the much anticipated Black Panther, and it does not disappoint. T’Challa made his first appearance in Captain America Civil War and is back for his own adventure. The action lives up to the usual Marvel standard, plenty of super-powered smashing and bashing and there … Continue reading Black Panther

The Last Jedi

Posted on December 20th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Just seen The Last Jedi on a large 2D iSense screen with big sound, best way to see it. I enjoyed it, but there are a bunch of “why did they do that” moments and “well, if that’s how to destroy a massive spaceship then why don’t they do that all the time?”. Maybe that … Continue reading The Last Jedi

Thor Ragnarok

Posted on October 27th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Really enjoyed the new Thor Ragnarok movie. I reckon that since the Guardians Of The Galaxy, Marvel have tried to add a lot more humour to their films. Thor Ragnarok has plenty of jokes with some of the best lines delivered by Jeff Goldblum playing the only character type that Jeff Goldblum can play. Kate … Continue reading Thor Ragnarok

New video and VR tour of Battle of Ruapekapeka Pā (1845)

Posted on October 26th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Radio NZ has just launched a 30-minute online documentary about the 1845-6 Northern War in New Zealand.  It is about the Battle of Ruapekapeka, but also covers some other battles from the campaign. The video has been timed to mark … Continue reading

Video trailer about colonial New Zealand Wars

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

A trailer has just been launched of a new video documentary about the colonial New Zealand Wars. The film will describe the Battle of Ruapekapeka that took place in 1846 (click on the link below to view the trailer). Great … Continue reading

Entertainment

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

During my flights to China I caught up with some movies, especially Spiderman: Homecoming, which I was looking forward to, having seen the new, cheeky webspinner in Marvel’s Civil War and liking him. I suffered the movie because I was on a plane and ha…

Entertainment

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

During my flights to China I caught up with some movies, especially Spiderman: Homecoming, which I was looking forward to, having seen the new, cheeky webspinner in Marvel’s Civil War and liking him. I suffered the movie because I was on a plane and ha…

A Settlers of Catan Movie is In The Works

Posted on October 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The Settlers of CatanNo, you don’t need to reread that headline. Yes, it’s true. According to Variety, Sony Pictures is in negotiations to acquire the rights to adapt the popular eurogame Settlers of Catan (now just known as Catan) to be made into a film. In fact, they are hoping to make more than one film out of […]

Blade Runner 2049

Posted on October 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Went to see Blade Runner 2049 last night at a nice big screen, big sound, iSense Imax. Well worth it, a great movie which does not feel nearly 3 hours long! This is the Blade Runner sequel the world has been waiting for. Advertisements

Ghost in the Shell – Review

Posted on April 12th, 2017 under . Posted by

I caught up with the recent release of the latest Scarlet Johannson fight fest movie, ‘Ghost in the Shell’ last week.Based on the 1995 cult manga/anime title of the same name, GitS is a fitting release to go with the current plethora of cyberpunkesque …

Dr Strange – A Review

Posted on November 4th, 2016 under . Posted by

Managed to go and see the latest movie offering from the Marvel stable in the shape of ‘Dr Strange’ yesterday.I had been looking forward to see this one as Dr Strange was always a favourite character of mine back in the glory comic days of my youth, th…