Kervyn Cloete

Self-professed über-geek
Location:Cape Town, South Africa


A self-professed über-geek with a penchant for movies, books and videogames, and a knee-buckling weakness for turkish delight sweets.
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Mission accomplished

There is a theory to be found on the internet that states that in some weird reverse-Samson effect, the length of Tom Cruise's hair in a Mission Impossible movie is inversely proportional to how good said movie actually is.

By Kervyn Cloete 19 Dec 2011 13:50

Cry "Havoc," and let slip the Apes of War

Tim Burton's 2001 reboot of the seminal 1968 science fiction classic, "Planet of the Apes," was for the most part a middling affair, which is now mainly remembered for Rick Baker's make-up designs turning Helena Bonham-Carter into the spitting image of Michael Jackson, except not quite as creepy.

By Kervyn Cloete 30 Aug 2011 10:31

Three robot steps forward, two human steps back: Transformers 3

We live in a modern, fast-paced, ethereal world. A world where there are very few true certainties: death, taxes and bad movie sequels. This was exactly the case with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the second of director Michael Bay's on-screen adaptions of the classic 80's toys and cartoons about giant alien shape-shifting robots waging a secret war on earth while taking the forms of various land, sea and air vehicles.

By Kervyn Cloete 7 Jul 2011 10:14

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