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

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

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

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