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Trailer: Insurgent

The trailer for the second movie in the Divergent series, following Tris (Shailene Woodley), now on the run with Four (Theo James) and their friends, being hunted by Dauntless leader Eric (Jai Courtney) and Erudite leader Jeanine (Kate Winslet), who want to wipe out their resistance.

If like us, you were pleasantly surprised by the first movie, then you may be equally impressed by the looks of this, fortunately it won’t be too long a wait, as Insurgent is due for release in the UK on 20th March, 2015.

Trailer: Terminator Genisys

Another series with a sequel/remake that wasn’t necessarily wanted… at least that’s what we thought until we saw this. Check it out. Maybe the future is still not set after all?

Terminator Genisys is directed by Alan Taylor (Game Of Thrones, Thor: The Dark World), and stars Emilia Clarke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jai Courtney and Jason Clarke. It will be released in the UK on 3rd July 2015.

Review: A Good Day To Die Hard

Directed by: John Moore.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Yuliya Snigir, Radivoje Bukvic, Cole Hauser, Sergei Kolesnikov.

Rating:   Running Time: 97 mins.

John McClane (Bruce Willis) takes a trip to Russia to try and see his estranged son Jack (Jai Courtney) who is being tried for murder after shooting a man in a nightclub. Lo and behold, as McClane arrives and makes his way to the courthouse, a group of mercenaries interrupt the proceedings, blowing up the courtroom to kidnap Yuri Komarov (Sebastian Koch), a political prisoner who has been held without trial by Chagarin (Sergei Kolesnikov), the corrupt leader of the government. Chagarin wants a file that contains proof of illegal activities that would topple him if exposed, and when the mercenaries chase Jack and Kimarov as they make their escape in the chaos, McClane intervenes in order to rescue his son, unaware that Jack is more involved in the events than initially thought. Read the rest of this entry

Review: Jack Reacher

Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog, Robert Duvall, Jai Courtney.

Rating:   Running Time: 130 mins.

Based on the book ‘One Shot’ by Lee Child, the movie starts with a particularly unsettling opening scene where a sniper shoots five people in Pittsburg. Within hours police have a suspect, James Barr, a discharged army sharpshooter who is arrested and held in custody in an apparently open and shut case. For 16 hours in police interrogation Barr says nothing, and then writes down three words on a notepad – ‘Get Jack Reacher’ – a former Army investigator who is as close to being a ghost without actually being dead. Read the rest of this entry