Liam Dempsey

Liam Dempsey Pro

Favorite films

  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Ghostbusters
  • Dead Man's Shoes
  • Taxi Driver

Recent activity

  • Poison


  • Sleepless in Seattle


  • My Darling Clementine


  • In the Bleak Midwinter


Recent reviews

  • Beneath the Planet of the Apes

    Beneath the Planet of the Apes


    Bizarre sequel that after a perplexing prologue shifts into the kind of cut and paste retread of the original film that you'd expect from a franchise sequel of this time with James Franciscus playing a Taylor clone getting into very similar scrapes as the hero of the original film but halfway through this melds into hallucinatory madness reminiscent of Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner before settling on a shockingly bleak, nihilistic climax which I can't help but wonder whether it came…

  • The Last Temptation of Christ

    The Last Temptation of Christ


    Given that I’m a massive defender of Silence I thought I’d vibe far more with this other religious epic of Scorsese’s (HEY MARTY…Kundun…I ain’t seen it!) than I actually did. 

    Please Marty do not waste your valuable remaining years directing another Jesus film. 

    Viewed on Blu-ray rented from Cinema Paradiso.

Popular reviews

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road


    It is very rare these days that I see a hugely budgeted movie that truly looks like it could of cost that much to make. In fact I’m usually left wondering how large the lead Actor’s trailer must have been because I simply can’t imagine where the money went. With the case of George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ however, every penny of it’s $150 million budget is right up there on the screen. It doesn’t look like Miller made…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow


    The Best Cruise-gasm in years