Alien VS Predator from 2004 promised to finally bring two of the biggest sci-fi horror franchises into the one universe. We were expecting gore, we were expecting lore, we were expecting a big underground ice pyramid or something and we certainly got some of those things in this middling adaptation of what had already become (more…)
Thor: The Dark World was an inevitability, off the moderate success of the first film in 2011 and The Avengers in 2012 it made sense to reteam Chris Harmsworth’s God Of Thunder, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and a reluctant Natalie Portman as Jane Foster. This time it’s Dark Elves! And multiple dimensions sort of! And a red swirling blood tornado! Thanks for watching our Caravan Of Garbage review.
The concept of Thor always worked wonders within the pages of a Marvel comic or in Norse Mythology or in a 1988 Incredible Hulk telemovie but translating it to the big screen would prove to be a massive gamble. Directed by Kenneth Brannagh and released in 2011, Thor Just Thor managed to rope in a (more…)
Wow Star Wars yet again! Thanks for the support!
Jurassic Park III marked the end of the franchise for well over a decade. But boy did it attempt to go out with a bang with the return of both Sam Neil as Alan Grant and Laura Dern briefly as Ellie Sattler. Despite missing some of the key elements that made the first movie great it does introduce us to a new villain, the Kirby family. Oh and the Spinosaurus. Thanks for listening to our Caravan Of Garbage review!
How do you top the smash hit that was Jurassic Park 1993? The answer is not The Lost World from 1997. Despite Steven Spielberg bringing some new ideas to the table including a two T-Rex attack, raptor death via gymnastics and a Tyrannosaurus loose in the city it never quite hits the heights of the original. Still, they made it and we me this Caravan Of Garbage review. Thanks for listening!
1993’s Jurassic Park was an incredible cinematic experience both for the time and now. Combining the best of old school monster movie making with cutting edge CGI and blending those elements with a compelling narrative and characters it’s considered one of Steven Spielberg’s best and also one of the great blockbusters of all time. Mason doesn’t really like it though. Anyways thanks for watching out Caravan Of Garbage review.
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While Ben and Laurence work on the video edit for next week, here’s the audio only version to hopefully tide everyone over that’s interested. Thanks for the support, very much appreciated!
We finish up the DC Graveyard by taking a trip back to Sector 2814 in the year 2011. Yes we are talking about Ryan Reynolds’ Green Lantern. It had all the hallmarks of being a huge success. DC was riding high off the success of The Dark Knight, Martin Campbell the director behind reviving James Bond Twice plus a 200 million dollar budget. But it turns out it’s not very good or interesting or fun and it looks bad a lot of the time. Thanks for listening!
The Loser’s 2010 was known at the time for that movie that’s not The A-Team remake. Which isn’t the only reason it appears in this series covering the DC Graveyard the other reason is because it didn’t make enough money. That being said it’s far from the worst thing we’ve looked at as of so far. Thanks for watching!
Jonah Hex isn’t very good. Despite an incredible cast it does absolutely nothing else right which makes it perfect for the DC Graveyard. Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender and John Malkovich could not save this from bombing both critically and commercially because…well yeah it’s just not very good or interesting or fun or anything. Thanks for watching!
The DC Graveyard trundles along with what some might consider a surprising entry. Constantine 2005 has developed somewhat of a cult following over the years with many hoping that Keanu Reeves would return to the role. However it didn’t do well enough to warrant any kind of follow up despite being a pretty solid supernatural superhero horror affair. Thanks for listening!
We’re kicking off this new batch of Caravan Of Garbage which we’re going to refer to as the DC Graveyard. A failed batch of comic book properties that were set to kick of a franchise or at the very least a sequel that ended up bombing either critically, commercially or both. First up is Catwoman 2004 an abysmal effort despite the best efforts of one Halle Berry. How did this happen? Who’s the say. But it did and it’s extremely baffling scene to scene. Thanks for watching!
Well. This has been quite the ordeal. We’re finishing off all The Twilight Saga this week with Breaking Dawn Part II, a movie that’s the second half of a book that ends just suddenly after nothing much happens. But they’ve made some changes including a final battle that’s so out of left field you could be forgiven for thinking you’re having a stroke. So long Bella, Edward and Jacob, wherever you are I hope you’re all happy. Except for Jacob. He should be in jail for falling in love with a baby.
The Twilight Saga rolls on into the god awful entry that is Breaking Dawn Part One. It’s boring and weird and also gross. Why did they do this. There’s a wedding between a one hundred plus year old man and a teenage girl and then a grown man falls in love with a baby. I (more…)
By this point we are all well into the Twilight Saga, this Twilight trailer can literally not be stopped. This week it’s time for the third entry Eclipse the entry in the series where the split between Jacob and Edward really begins. There’s also a startling revelation about vampire physiology, broken hearts, broken limbs, camping, wolves and child murder. Peak Twilight. Thanks for listening!
Due to what can only be described as an outstanding amount of requests, yes we are back to talk Batman Begins in preparation for all things The Batman. A startling reinvention of the superhero genre, this film managed to kick off a billion dollar franchise whilst bringing some much needed gravitas to the source material. Thanks for listening!
In preparation for The Batman which ushers in Robert Pattinson’s first appearance as Bruce Wayne we knew that it was time to return to the Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy. Christian Bale reinterprets the duel roles of Bruce Wayne and Batman like never before taking on the League Of Shadows in what was a huge turning point for DC Comic adaptations. Thanks for listening!
In 2003 the year of The Matrix we got sequels in both Reloaded and Revolutions. But in addition to that there was also a direct to DVD anthology series in The Animatrix. A series of high production animations that tell multiple stories within and around the Matrix including a prequel on how the human/machine war began, a direct lead in to Reloaded with Final Flight of the Osiris and more. Currently still canon it seems as if much of this will lead in to Resurrections. Thanks for watching!
In 1978 Marvel struck a deal with Japanese company the Toei Company licensing out their most popular characters. The result was Japanese Spider-Man (スパイダーマン) which was a huge success and ran for 41 episodes. However their were some changes including a mentor from the Planet Spider, Peter Parker being replaced with a motorcycle racer, along with Leopardon, a giant robot he uses to fight his greatest foe Doctor Monster. It’s a wild ride. Thanks for listening!
Before Spider-Man: No Way Home lands let’s take a look back at the original Spider-Verse story, the Spider-Wars saga from the 1994 animated series. Introducing Peter Parker into a team of alternate dimension Spider-Men in order to take on Spider-Carnage, the Green Goblin, Hob Goblin and Kingpin. Thanks for listening to our Caravan Of Garbage review!
The Incredible Hulk was the first attempt into bringing the Green Goliath into live action. Running from 1978 to 1982 it was revived again in a series of telemovies beginning with The Trial Of The Incredible Hulk which aimed to introduce the duel characters of Matt Murdoch and Daredevil and then have him spin-off into his own series. None of that happened but it did a lot of things right including John Rhys Davies as the Kingpin. Thanks for watching!
Iron Man The Animated Series that ran from 1994 to 1996 and acted as a way for the higher ups at Marvel to introduce the character of Tony Stark to kids in the form of a Saturday morning cartoon. Hoping to be the next Batman The Animated Series or X-Men it managed to be worse than both. This week we delve into two episodes, one from Season 1 and one for Season 2 both of which feature Hawkeye in the lead up to the Disney Plus series. It might help with SEO or something I’m honestly not sure. Thanks for watching!
They kept making Ghostbusters movies didn’t they. Thanks for listening! Sorry mate, you need to be signed in to unlock this bonzer contentSign In
Ghostbusters II brings back everything you loved about the original. The director, the cast including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson and Slimer. There’s ghosts running amok, there’s a big thing stomping around New York but this times there’s an evil painting. Anyways it’s not as good or as funny. Thanks for listening!
It’s the spookiest extended edition of the year and I’m not talking about tax time.
Off the success of the Sam Raimi & Tobey Maguire Spider-Man Trilogy it was time for a fresh new idea. So Sony decided to make the same Spider-Man movie again with The Amazing Spider-Man 2012. Well it’s a little bit different. With Andrew Garfield in the lead role and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacey this time we see Marvel’s biggest character go up against The Lizard with only the Bing search engine, a Sony Vaio and a camera with his name printed on it. Thanks for supporting out Caravan Of Garbage review!
Spectre was intended as the swan song (like Madeline Swan :D) for the Daniel Craig era of James Bond. Acting as a way to tie together Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace and Skyfall it also manages to reintroduce the criminal organization of Spectre along with classic villain Blofeld. Unfortunately it doesn’t all come together despite great action sequences, the biggest explosion in cinema history and that bit with the torture and the drills or whatever. Thanks for watching our Caravan Of Garbage review!
Skyfall is considered by many to be the pinnacle of Daniel Craig James Bond era. Blending some of the grittiness and heavy hitting action of Casino Royale with bits and pieces from the James Bond of old with the inclusion of Q, gadgets and quips it strikes a great balance between both the new and old. But some people think it’s dumb and just The Dark Knight again. Thanks for watching our Caravan Of Garbage review!
Off the back of Casino Royal James Bond was very much back. And then immediately hit a speed bump with Quantum Of Solace in 2008 when the writers strike hit. Despite the return of Daniel Craig and action/espionage a plenty it failed to hit the heights of it’s predecessor BUT is it without it’s quality moments? Let’s all find out in our Caravan Of Garbage review. Thanks for the support!
After Die Another Day it was time for a reinvention of the James Bond franchise. The answer became in the form of the blonde haired blue eyed actor Daniel Craig in Casino Royale. Bringing the character yet again to the modern day it’s considered to be one of, if not the best film in the franchise with incredible action, drama, revenge and romance with the inclusion of Vesper Lynd. Plus parkour. But like…good. Thanks for supporting our Caravan Of Garbage review.
After the somewhat mixed reception of Reloaded at time of release the Matrix Trilogy concluded with Revolutions that same year. The idea was to wrap up the story of Neo, Trinity, Morpheus and Agent Smith in the most epic way possible! A mech battle with characters we didn’t recognize and a fight in the rain. It’s not all bad though, in fact, many consider it to be a worthy conclusion. Until The Matrix Resurrections that is. Thanks for watching to our Caravan Of Garbage review.
The Matrix Reloaded aimed to take everything that was great about the first and expand the world in new and exciting ways. With the return of Neo, Trinity, Morpheus and an every duplicating Agent Smith we get incredible new action scenes like the burley brawl and the highway chase plus a colouring cast of new characters. BUT. What does it all add up to? Does it even come close to the first? Somewhat I guess. Thanks for watching our Caravan Of Garbage review.
The Matrix acts as the invisible line between action movies of old and what we know today. It introduced the world to the characters of Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, other funny names etc in addition to the concept of bullet time, Hollywood actors looking like they can really fight, virtual worlds, flying metal squids, Hugo Weaving and more. I mean a lot of those things we’d seen before but who cares The Matrix aim I right? This is our Caravan Of Garbage review, thanks for the support!
Suicide Squad 2016 is everything to everyone. And by that I mean it seems everybody at Warner Brothers and DC had a different idea so then they just put all of them in one movie. An origin for Harley Joker and Joker, Batman, The Flash, Captain Boomerang, raisin men, a sword that can probably probably steal the souls of it’s victims, Richolas Flagg, alternate dimensions and realities, a blue sky beam etc. Just good stuff all round.
GI: Retaliation acts as both a sequel and soft reboot to The Rise Of Cobra. And it’s out with the old, Channing Tatum and the like and in with the new with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plus friends. We get into what works with the sequel including more Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow in addition to the origin of the one million dollar Bruce Willis payday. Thanks for watching our Caravan Of Garbage review!
With Snake Eyes getting his own origin movie it’s time to revisit the Snake Eyes origin movie, 2009’s GI Joe The Rise Of Cobra. A blatant Hasbro attempt to cash in on the success of the Transformers movie it seems Channing Tatum’s Duke go up against the might of Destro, Cobra Commander and other people in goofy costumes with the back of GI Joe, an elite fighting force of weirdos with bizarre weapons and a green screen base. Also nanites and the President becomes the guy from The Mummy or whatever. It’s a great movie and everyone thought so. Thanks for listening!
Iron Man 3 in 2013 landed red hot off the back of the The Avengers. Promising to delve into Tony Stark’s PTST resulting from the Invasion Of New York along with the revelation about the villain that was supposedly behind it all, The Mandarin. I mean it does do these things but not with some twists and turns along the way in addition to some very odd choices. Despite some minor controversy it does a lot of things right which we get right into in this final film in the Iron Man trilogy, this is our Caravan Of Garbage review.
The turnaround between Iron Man and Iron Man 2 was shockingly quick in an attempt to cash in on the first, build the universe and set the wheels in motion for The Avengers. All of this results in a sequel that doesn’t reach the heights of the first but is not without it”s redeeming moments. Justin Hammer, Whiplash, the new War Machine, that racetrack bit, a boird, some of this works. Anyways here’s our Caravan Of Garbage review, thanks for watching!
Who new upon it’s release in 2008 that Iron Man original Iron Man would kick off the biggest movie franchise of all time. The MCU is now twenty plus movies deep but it all began with Marvel’s relatively small independently budgeted project. Acting as the introduction of Tony Stark and the revival of Robert Downy (more…)
There’s nothing less exciting than a sequel featuring no original cast members. HOWEVER. Tokyo Drift, the third entry in the Fast Saga is not without merit. It introduces Lucas Black’s Jack Henley or something but more importantly Sung Kang as beloved fan favorite Han. I like it. It’s a good movie. You don’t even know (more…)
2 Fast 2 Furious was rushed into cinemas to capitalise on the success of The Fast & The Furious two years earlier. But at some cost. Paul Walker returns but gone is Vin Diesels Dom Toretto and in is Tyrese Gibson’s Roman Something. This time it’s an undercover operation or something plus James Remar is (more…)
2001’s The Fast & The Furious kicked off a franchise in a way that absolutely nobody saw coming. Shooting both Paul Walker and Vin Diesel into super stardom the super car racing/Point Break knock off is in many ways vastly different from what it has become. But there’s still the bones of it in there, family, Corona, d*ck swinging, rappers turned actors. Anyways here’s our Caravan Of Garbage review, thanks or the support!
Look. We all agree that The Mask was an absolute flawless classic 1994 screwball comedy. Which is why it came as a shock to all that the 2005 sequel Son Of The Mask is also bad. Sorry I mean just bad. This time Jamie Kennedy, plus a baby plus a dog take on the roll (more…)
The Mask from 1994 was extremely cutting edge for the time. Blending live action with modern CGI animation it managed to bring a classic cartoon aesthetic to life plus couple with Jim Carey’s lead performance it became a monster hit which is still beloved to this day. Anyways one of us doesn’t think it’s very (more…)
Space Jam 1996 mashed together two of the 90’s biggest phenomenons, the Looney Tunes and NBA Chicago Bulls Basketball Slam Drunk After Doing A Big Jump Michael Jordan. This time he faces his greatest challenge yet, acting against a green screen whilst having pretend he’s playing basketball with Bugs Bunny against the Monstars so they don’t end up on the moon or something. All in all it”s aged weirdly and we didn’t like it. Thanks for supporting our Caravan Of Garbage reviews.
Saw III managed to wrap up the Saw franchise in what many consider to be a return to form for the series. Except it wasn’t the end but let’s just say it is because there’s so many of these and quite frankly we need a break.
Anyways this sees the return of Jigsaw, Shawnee Smith, Donnie Whalberg, and Leigh Whannell in what amounts to a pretty decent follow up. Anyways this is our Caravan Of Garbage review and next week we have to do Space Jam so that’s good I guess.