Sharknado Shark Movies – What is Sand Sharks Really About?

This tongue in cheek review is on Sand Sharks and will contain spoilers.ogo

Tagline is rip off version of Jaws 2.jaws 2

Routine over the top opening sequence to introduce the sharks in the sand as the victims as motor cross riders.bike

How does this film need 2 yes TWO as in more than ONE SCREENPLAY WRITERS?writing

Aqua Man’s side kick Sandy Power is in this film against villain Amanda Gore, well maybe not but they are character names in this film.aquaman

Cocky money grabbing lead character Jimmy Green as money is Green.jimmy green

Brooke Hogan is playing a doctor, I think I laugh for five minutes before realizing Tara Reid was once one and didn’t a better job.tara

Stuck up lawyer things she is too good for the location being set, she is so going to die.lawyer

A stupid intern who gives away all the plans.inern

Shark attack leads to chaos but the town argues over whether to close the beach where the attack happens.meeting

Rich guy puts bounty on sharks head.bounty

Town drunk promises to catch the shark for $10,000.hunter

Stereotypical hill billies try to catch shark in a rubber dingy proving the hunt will bring out all the idiots.hillbilly

Beaches stay closed line while beach is filled with people.beach

Shark eats power cables destroying any contact with the outside world leaving everyone trapped on the island.no power

Power gets cut by shark because that is what all villains do.power cut

Shark decides to just stalk Sandy on the beach rather than jump attack, well maybe it was just checking out Brooke.checcking out

Worst reaction to shark attack EVER.reaction

Character named Sparky gets electrocuted, but blows up a sand shark.sparky

Brooke Hogan goes to the scientific school previously attended by ark Wahlberg for Transformers of learn fancy words that make them sound smart but look stupid.walhberg

Just when they think everything is safe we have to deal with a new shark attack.think again

Shark kills lawyer, told you so.told you so

Shark attacks the party killing hundredsshark attack

I love you on characters death bed cliché.death bed

Scientist has super spray to lead sharks away.spray

Asshole gets chance to redeem himself.villain

Trap set that sounds like one of Freddie’s in Scooby Doo.plan

Beethoven music attracts sharks.beethben

Blowing up sharks while having buckets of blood thrown on you.fake blod

It’s not over.not over

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Chappie (2015)

logoDirector: Neill Blomkamp

Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell (Screenplay)

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Brandon Auret

Plot: In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

There may be spoilers the rest of the review

Verdict: I, Robot: South Africa

Story: Chappie starts in Johannesburg, South Africa where the new robotic police force has taken over the city. We meet the staff of Tetavaal who produce the police robots, we have the CEO Michelle Bradley (Weaver), weapons excerpt Vincent Moore (Jackman) and chief designer Deon Wilson (Patel), as the team who keep the bots fully operational and away from hacking.

The get to see how effective the robot officers are when they break up a drug deal gone bad. When number 22 continues to come back damaged it is sent to be crushed. The surviving drug dealers all come together to plan to steal the robots control key so they can control the crime in the city. When Deon finally believes he has cracked the artificial intelligence for a robot he goes for his to be demolished robot 22 to try out his theory. After Deon gets kidnapped he gets force to turn his robot project into the puppet for them.

When Deon gets the robot operational he acts like a new born child that gets named Chappie (Copley) but when Vincent learns of the operation he sets out to use his rejected robots to track down the robot. We also see how Chappie continues to learn about the environment around him, as the drug dealer start to push the limits, all while Deon is getting pushed to the limits as Vincent shows he true colours towards Deon.

Chappie finds himself in the middle of a battle between drug dealers, an angry weapons expert and his creator as he just wants to explore and enjoy the world. When Deon’s work gets sabotaged by Vincent only time will tell on who will be seen as thee good guy or the bad guys.

Chappie is a film that tries so hard to squeeze in too many story lines, we have teaching robot, company conflict, drug lord battles and moral questions. I did like certain parts of this, I enjoyed the idea of having a robot being taught without the restriction of the laws of robotics which most films spend 5-10 minutes explaining, but this film avoids the idea, this helps to show the independent side of the robots character. The drug dealer/lord battle was very generic and not offering to much to the story. The company wars shows how the style of intelligence conflict which does work and finally giving the robot the moral questions to ask itself works because it is a first. I do feel Chappie has parts of other films but in the end has an original factor about it and it leaves me asking the question, do we demand too much from an original film? I will say it ends pretty strange but for the most part this is enjoyable. (7/10)

Actor Review

Sharlto Copley: Chappie is the innocent robot creation that wants to learn about the world but as he learns only the bad he desperately needs to learn the good while he ends becoming a target. Sharlto does a good job as Chappie. (7/10)chappie

Dev Patel: Deon Wilson is the brilliant designer who has created a robot police force, but he wants to create a new level of artificial intelligence. When he finalises his idea his creation ends up in the hands of the wrong people. Dev continues to show he is doing a good job in the business and that he could be waiting to truly break out. (7/10)deon

Hugh Jackman: Vincent Moore is the weapons expert that has seen his designs get ignored as Deon’s get approved, he funding has been getting slashed until he finally breaks and finds his own way to test his machines. Hugh does have fun as the villain and also gives us one of the most intense scenes in the film. (7/10)vincent

Sigourney Weaver: Michelle Bradley is the owner of the weapons manufacturers who will listen to ideas but unless they includes weaponry ideas that don’t cost much she isn’t interested. Sigourney does a solid job but doesn’t get enough screen time. (6/10)michele

Support Cast: Chappie has a supporting cast that includes the drug dealing family that raise Chappie, it also has the drug dealer/lord who want the money that the first family have to work for.

Director Review: Neill BlomkampNeill continues to bring us his new sci-fi genre that brings modern technology in slumps. (7/10)

Action: Chappie is basic that really doesn’t get into the most part until the final scene. (5/10)

Sci-Fi: Chappie does use the sci-fi point with modern technology that doesn’t look like a world with technology. (8/10)

Thriller: Chappie doesn’t really end up having the thrill side coming up during the film. (4/10)

Settings: Chappie brings us back the South Africa for the story which works. (8/10)
Special Effects: Chappie has great effects throughout. (8/10)

Suggestion: Chappie is one to try, I know a lot of people have slammed it but I do think it can be enjoyed because something just seemed to pull me in. (Try It)

Best Part: Chappie

Worst Part: Drug dealers

Action Scene Of The Film: Final scenes

Funniest Scene: Chappie stealing cars.

Believability: No (0/10)

Chances of Tears: No (0/10)

Chances of Sequel: No

Post Credits Scene: No

Similar Too: I, Robot

Oscar Chances: No

Box Office: $102 Million

Budget: $49 Million

Runtime: 2 Hours

Tagline:  I am discovery. I am wonder. I am chappie.

Overall: Ignore the trailer because it will be misleading, but certain parts are very interesting ideas.

Rating 70

Blood Cells (2015)

This is for the upcoming US DVD release of the multi awarding winning festival film out on the 20th August 2015.

ogoDirector: Joseph Bull, Luke Seomore

Writer: Joseph Bull, Luke Seomore, Ben Young (Screenplay)

Starring: Jimmy Akingbola, Silas Carson, Daniel Ezra, Francis Magee, Gino Picciano, Chloe Pirrie, Hayley Squires, Barry Ward

Plot: A decade after a catastrophe destroyed his family and their farm, momentous news from home compels an exiled young man to embark upon an intense and surreal journey through the broken and beautiful margins of contemporary Britain.

There may be spoilers the rest of the review

Verdict: Brilliant Drama

Story: Blood Cells starts by showing us the effects of the devastating foot and mouth epidemic had on a farm and the farmer who lost his entire live stock. Adam (Ward) who loses his work has to make the decision on whether to return home for his brother’s child being born or he will be forgotten about by his family for good, this shows us something has pushed them apart and this is going to be the last chance to fix things.

As we watch Adam travelling back we see him meet different characters and exchange life stories with a range of people. We also see how Adam is trying to deal with the difficult decision of returning to a place that clearly is filled with bad memories, all the way he is haunted by the memory of a haunting gun shot and what he found.

Blood Cells is a brilliant drama that shows the difficulty people have with dealing personal problems that could easily break up a family. It shows how one man will have to face the people in their life and how they have been effected by their presence. I do think this will be one that shows so much about dealing with the effects of foot and mouth but I do wish we did get more about the effects on his younger character. This does deserve the praise it gets from the festivals. (8/10)

Actor Review

Barry Ward: Adam is the drifter from a farming family who has to decide whether to travel back across England to be with his brother for the birth of his child, he has a haunting moment from his past that has separated him from his family that he must overcome in order to rebuild the bridges he burnt all those years ago. Barry gives a great performance and deserves the praise he is receiving in the festival scene. (9/10)adam

Support Cast: Blood Cells brings us a range of supporting character that Adam has met through his life, each one has helped him with his final decision on whether to return home.

Director Review: Joseph Bull, Luke SeomoreThis directing pair create some very special shots, mixed with brilliant story telling and will definitely be names to look out for in the future. (9/10)

Drama: Blood Cells uses character motives to drive the film as each scene helps our character make the tough decision. (9/10)

Settings: Blood Cells uses each setting perfectly without using anything iconic. (9/10)

Suggestion: Blood Cells is one to be watching because it shows the lasting effects of the foot and mouth epidemic. (Watch)

Best Part: Barry Ward’s performance is brilliant.

Worst Part: Not enough of the original incident.

Believability: It could well be a true effect of what happened because families could easily have been broken up from the problem. (9/10)

Chances of Tears: No (0/10)

Chances of Sequel: No

Post Credits Scene: No

Awards: Won awards from the festival scene including Best British films.awards

Oscar Chances: No

Runtime: 1 Hour 26 Minutes

Overall: Brilliant drama that shows how even a mistake can be recovered from over time.

Rating 80

What is Red Clover (2012) Really About?

The focus of this review will be Red Cover and as always there will be spoiler.logo

Red Clover is a film about an evil leprechaun, this sounds like it will be original, right?lerechaun box set

Four Leaf Clover, Leprechaun, Creature after Gold and the name O’Hara, could this film be any more Irish?irish sterotypes

Oh wait, Irish music, whisky and lucky numbers, all we need now is a pint of Guinness and we might as well have it set in Ireland.gusiness

Pop has a drinking problem because his life’s pursuit searching for leprechauns is now putting his family in danger.

Teenager girl has nightmares about future events cliché.

Killer leprechaun goes on rampage but is happy just to stalk Karen from tall grass.creature

Also what the hell is this Leprechaun, its human size and has no charm about it?gold

Courtney auditions for Unfriended with awkward Skype conversation with a boy who has a crush on her, and a ‘scary’ vision of the ghost creature now.unfriended

Father thinks waffles will make everything better between him and his daughter.waffles

Teenagers actually use books t learn about legend, come on seriously have you met the kids today?

Did this film just create Sharknado?sharknado

Leprechaun creature actually drives a car, come ondriving

Four horse shoes are the answer to stopping leprechaun who just seems to randomly track down people to kill.horseshoes

Billy Zane must be wondering what happened to his career because Titanic seems like a long time ago now.titanic

Big name actors die leaving William Devane wondering what Presidents do when they retire.24

Creature that kills everyone with ease can’t take out one feisty teenager.karen