Ben Browne

Blu-ray Review: AMERICAN PIE

★★★★☆ When I previously heard the phrase “American Pie”, I couldn’t help but get bad connotations. In my mind, it was either a) a Don McLean song that drunken twats like to sing in pubs because it’s all deep and meaningful, yeah? or b) a crude series of films concerning a bunch of teenagers trying […]Read More

DVD Review: The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption

The obvious joke about Battle for Redemption is pointing out its insane filmic lineage. The Scorpion King 3 is the sequel to the prequel (The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior) to the prequel spin-off (The Scorpion King) of the sequel (The Mummy Returns) to the remake (1999’s re-imagining of the classic 1932 Boris Karloff […]Read More

Blu-Ray Review: MERLIN Season 4

Merlin is the black sheep of the BBC Saturday tea-time family. After being commissioned in the wake of the huge success of the Doctor Who reboot (a move that also brought us the ill-fated re-imagining of Robin Hood), it’s slowly evolving from a slice of frothy, swords ‘n magic family fun to a genuinely involving […]Read More