Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens

by Gunther Heinrich, 23 Dec 2015 in Reviews

Since the whole world seems to be fixated on Star Wars these days here’s a quick rundown of my impressons of Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens:

The good:

– The humor is sometimes great even fantastic. I loved the scene were two Stormtroopers wisely avoided a raging Kylo Ren. The moment when the Wall-E knockoff was doing a thumbs up with its torch was the best one of the movie
– The effects are well done
– The Stormtroppers finally can hit something in front of them
– The Midichlorians were never mentioned. On the contrary the force was again portrayed as something mystical. It’s as if Episodes 1 to 3 never happened

The mediocre/bad:

– Was there any original idea in this movie?  Let me give a short sublist of stuff …

Colombiana – The Review

by Gunther Heinrich, 9 Sep 2011 in Reviews

If you love generic action movies that lack any logic and coherence, Colombiana might be the right thing for you. If not, stay away from it.

Jumper Movie Review

by Gunther Heinrich, 27 Jul 2011 in Reviews

Well, it’s not an epic waste of time.

Despicable Me … Not (Movie Review)

by Gunther Heinrich, 11 Jul 2011 in Reviews


After dismembering Tron Legacy and before continuing to work off my list of planned movie reviews it’s time again time to wander into the Obscure Movie Territory. This time it’s The Way Back, a survival movie directed by Peter Weir (Truman Show).