6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A - Multiple Viewing Possibilities
B - Deserves Another Look
C - Once Should Suffice


With Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling
Directed by John Boorman
This very strange futuristic movie with a Wizard Of Oz Twist sees a world ruled by oppression and myths taken as law. Guns are used without restraint. Connery plays a man who starts questioning all of that which is supposed to be accepted as he journeys towards the truth. Bizarre and trippy at times, this is not your run of the mill sci-fi movie. Sometimes subtle, on other occasions more blatant, Boorman likes to incorporate a mind-altering state, be it magic, chemical or natural - it happens here as well. Strange movie that has dated a bit, but is still interesting to watch.
4 / B
- PB

With Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Jerry Stiller, Milla Jovovich, David Duchovny
Directed by Ben Stiller
Stiller could either damage his reputation with this totally stoopid comedy or get a slap on the back for not taking himself too seriously. This VH-1 created character of a dumb male model is a fun ride but about as shallow as the supermodel himself. Our model in question, Derek Zoolander becomes part of a plot to assassinate an Eastern head of state in order to overturn the ban on child labour - the means by which most of the huge fashion houses make their money. A string of music & movie celebs jump in and play along, but it's about as instant entertainment as the music videos on the channel that gave birth to this ridiculous character. A few laughs are not enough, though…
2 / B
- PB

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