Topic archives: Gerard Butler

Olympus Has Fallen movie review: catharsis by carnage

Olympus Has Fallen movie review: catharsis by carnage

April 19, 2013 2

The nerve centre of American political power is pulverised in Olympus Has Fallen. Whether it intended to or not, the movie represents a turning point for Hollywood blockbusters.

Law Abiding Citizen movie review: guilty of trashiness in the first

Law Abiding Citizen movie review: guilty of trashiness in the first

January 28, 2010

Just who is the law abiding citizen in Law Abiding Citizen? Certainly not Gerard Butler aka Clyde Shelton, a pushed-over-the-line newborn psychopath who dedicates his existence to bloody revenge against all and sundry after the murderers of his wife and daughter get off with a lean sentence. And surely not Jamie Foxx, who plays state […]

Trailer Watch: Law Abiding Citizen

Trailer Watch: Law Abiding Citizen

November 4, 2009 3

Earlier this year myself and some Twitter buddies played a game called #nicer filmtitles. As its title suggests, the game all about taking the name of popular films and making them, well, nicer. For example, The Empire Strikes Back becomes The Empire Writes A Strongly Worded Letter. The Day the Earth Stood Still becomes The […]