Manly Movies

Michael Caine

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

Kingsman: The Secret Service    13 Feb 2015

R 129 minReleased

IMDB: 7.7/10 544 votes

I tried to enjoy this movie a lot, but it didn’t leave too much of an impression on me either way. I always feel like ‘origins’ stories can too often be a waste of time, or movies that are patently laying the groundwork for a franchise. If you ask me, that’s what Kingsman: The Secret Service is, even though there’s nice potential in there. I just wanted them to get on with it. This movie feels ...

Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar    07 Nov 2014

PG-13 169 minReleased

IMDB: 8.6/10 106 votes

Interstellar is another boring movie from Christopher Nolan. If I should be frank about it, it’s actually highfalutin horse shit, guff about love transcending time and space, through wormholes in the sky and even the floorboards of children’s bedrooms. To mask the mediocrity, the seriousness is amped up with traditional pompous audio/visual techniques, such as the lead actor’s mumbling whispers – as if to suggest that speaking through your breath and frowning at your co-leads makes sure that the movie ...

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Dark Knight Rises    20 Jul 2012

PG-13 164 minReleased

IMDB: 8.4/10 453 votes

A longer review today, because this is by all accounts the movie of the year. They even call it one of the most exciting “Action” movies of the year. Nuh uh. Here’s another “action” movie slash comic book yarn that all Manly Men should avoid like a woman in a nagging mood. It’s even worse than the first two movies, two boring yet profusely over hyped cock ups. Movies which served to remind us that ...