Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

bryan Singer beanstalk fairy tale

THE SETUP: Once upon a time, a kid with no real ambition sells his uncle’s horse for some magic beans. Fast forward to beanstalk, a little further you get giants…who have a taste for human blood and a need to start a war to get it. I’m sure there will be some sort of fairy […]

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Fourth instalment in Disney Pirate films

THE SETUP: Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back, minus Orland Bloom and Kiera Knightley, to find the Fountain of Youth. And it’s a pretty easy journey except for uneasy alliance with Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), vicious mermaids, a former flame (Penelope Cruz) with her own agenda and the supernatural Blackbeard (Ian McShane) who just doesn’t like […]