Zany Zach's Blog

Amateur blog for mostly Film/CD/Book/TV reviews ………

Battle of The Princesses: “Brave” vs “Frozen” and “Tangled”

Pixar’s solid incorporation of family values brings merit and gravitas to the consumer related audiences who are more than lenient to consume their traditional depiction of family values. Their inaugural … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 5 Comments

RIP Feminism: “The Other Woman” Review

Occasionally bland frolics that is headlining for the most misguided film of the year and that has its talented stars in roles that get annoying very quickly. Hollywood’s favourite girl … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · 4 Comments

Grace Of Monaco Review: A very blonde stinker….

Another ill-fated princess biopic bites the dust in this glossy but terminally shallow, tonally uneven, lightweight confection. Were it not for the magnificent performance of its central star, this could … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · 5 Comments

Gun Control or Mental Illness? The Virgin Killer and The Columbine Massacre

On the 20th April 1999, on the 110th anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s birthday, two high-school students, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris would commit, hitherto, the worst high school massacre documented … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 19 Comments

Xscape Review: Beat it? More shut it….

The major contributing factor that has rendered many pop-stars so easily obsolete, but formed the fundamental precept of Michael Jackson’s career was that he was a perfectionist. Raw talent exuded … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 8 Comments

Oculus Review: ”Dior” meets “Insidious”

Loopy rather than sardonically sceptical farce that asks its audiences to buy into the irrevocable conceit that the two generations of the same family (shown in parallel within the film), … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Maleficent Review: Hell hath no fury like a fairy scorned…

Disney’s habitual and annual tradition of revisiting their classic fairytales for revisionist, life-action, box office friendly, CGI-coloured excursions have paid off enormous financial profit for their incoming revenue. The production … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 8 Comments

Godzilla Review: King of the Zillas, but not a crowning glory

Formulaic disaster movie that places more emphasis on generic CGI spectacle than it does on plotting or characterisation it so aptly trivialises in favour of the broader action. A montage … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fast track plane ticket to the land of nod: Non-Stop Review

After the enormous financial dividends that the unexpected hit film Taken endowed to conglomerate film studios, Liam Neeson by the bidding of the film-studio accountants has been conveniently clicked into … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

X-Men United: X-Men Days Of Future Past Review

After jettisoning the lucrative franchise too ill-advisedly direct 2006’s dire Superman Returns, Bryan Singer handed over the directorial reigns to the lesser experienced Brett Ratner, who bowed down to the … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 8 Comments
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