If you love Greek Mythology and want to see a film about it a la 300 style then you will love this film. If you hated 300 with a passion you MIGHT be able to tolerate this film. Just like 300, by the way this film was done by the same person that did 300, this film is all in black and gold as it it would make the story any better. What is wrong with having some color in a film? If I wanted all black and gold I would watch some old classic 50’s or 60’s film on Greek Mythology and frankly, it would be a better film. If I want to see stop motion photography I would watch a classic film that actually used it instead of a computer enhanced version. Read more...(752 words, 151 images, estimated 3:00 mins reading time)
Alex is a normal 14 year old with normal feelings and normal desires, at least he thought he was normal. When waiting for his uncle to come home he finds out that he has died on the way home. He is mad, confused and starts to piece it all together that his uncle is or rather was actually a spy. All he now has is a thought and his friend Jack to get him by as he is is forced to become a secret agent and embarks on a wild action packed thrilling adventure.
While his uncle is away on business Alex is cared for by Jack Starbright, an American that came over 7 years before the time in the film. She is both friend, house sitter, maid and nanny, though with the way that Alex was conditioned by his uncle Ian Rider, portrayed by Ewan McGregor, he doesn’t need one. Based on the original novel in the best-selling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz this film stars the talents of Alex Pettyfer, Mickey Rourke, Sophie Okonedo, Sarah Bolger and Robbie Coltrane as the Prime Minister. Directed by Geoffrey Sax, this film is a high action adventure story that the whole family will be able to enjoy together. Read more...(471 words, 28 images, estimated 1:53 mins reading time)