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Borat: Subsequent MovieFilm | Average Guy Movie Review

Fourteen years ago Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen) made a film which brought great shame on his home country of Kazakhstan. After spending many years in prison, he is given the chance to put things right. He must return to the US&A with a gift for Vice President Mike Pence, one that will ingratiate Premier Nursultan Nazabayev (Dani Popescu) with Donald Trump and help to bring Kazakhstan into the big leagues. But Borat isn't travelling alone, this time his daughter Tutar (Maria Bakalova) - who has dreams of being the next Melania Trump - is along for the ride.

In times like these it's reassuring to know that there is someone out there who isn't afraid to face the facts, to accept our reality and to deal with it sensibly. However, I never thought that someone would be Borat Sagdiyev. Yes, the number four journalist in all of Kazakhstan is back on another hilarious adventure, and he's here to lay it all out for us, to show us the world - by which of course I mean th…
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 | Average Guy Movie Review

After the riots that took place at the 1968 Democratic Convention, a group of anti-war protestors were named as defendants in a show trial brought by the Nixon administration. They were charged with conspiracy and crossing state lines with the intention of inciting riots, and what followed was probably one of the most controversial trials in the history of the American Justice system.

With 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' Aaron Sorkin delivers an enthralling courtroom drama - and not for the first time. Fans of the writer/director have another opportunity to enjoy the man's unique storytelling style, not to mention his awesome approach to dialogue. No one writes dialogue quite like Aaron Sorkin! Events jump seamlessly between the '68 Democratic convention, the trial, and Abbie Hoffman's (Sacha Baron Cohen) recollections of both during an amusing stand-up routine. Sorkin - with the help of some clever editing and good use of soundtrack - expertly drives the tension up an…

FATMAN | Moustache Trailer Reaction

I never thought I'd see Mel Gibson playing Father Christmas, but that's exactly what we've got in the trailer for his new movie; 'Fatman'. And as you can imagine, it's not your usual kind of Christmas movie. If you haven't seen it, or you just want to watch it again, you can check out this awesome trailer below:

It seems that Santa is going through a low patch, he's not feeling as appreciated as he used to - a fair reaction when people are trying to shoot you whilst you attempt to deliver presents. But when he leaves coal in the wrong kid's present, the not so jolly old Saint Nick must face off against a deadly assassin (Walton Goggins). Let the chaos begin!

As a former member of the postal service, this movie actually feels quite relatable. Toiling away under an increasingly heavy workload and getting little to no appreciation from those I was delivering to, I remember it all very well. Although I'm glad to say that no one ever tried to kill me f…

Long Way Up | Average Guy TV Review

Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, and the Long Way Round team are finally back for their third epic adventure, and given how 2020 has turned out, they did it just in time. Right now it's the closest we can get to experiencing these far off places, making 'Long Way Up' a perfect piece of escapism.

Beginning their trip at the southern most tip of South America, in Ushuaia, they'll travel 13,000 miles through 13 countries. Their route will have them criss-cross between Argentina and Chile, before entering Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico and the US, crossing the finish line in Los Angeles.

This new adventure is quite different to their previous outings, and yet it all feels very familiar. Despite the gang being more than a decade older - not to mention some pretty life-changing motorcycle accidents for Charley along the way - the gang really haven't changed all that much. Not that that should come as much of a su…

Cineworld To Temporarily Close

Cineworld is set to close all 128 of its cinemas in the UK - not to mention those in other countries - from Thursday 8th October. This all comes in the wake of yet another delay of the release of 'No Time To Die'; Daniel Craig's final outing as James Bond.
On Sunday Cineworld stated through social media that they were "considering the temporary closure" of their UK and US cinemas:We can confirm we are considering the temporary closure of our U.K. and US cinemas, but a final decision has not yet been reached. Once a decision has been made we will update all staff and customers as soon as we can.— Cineworld Cinemas (@cineworld) October 4, 2020
However it has now been confirmed that Cineworld will indeed close its doors for an unknown period of time, stating "Cineworld will continue to monitor the situation closely and will communicate any future plans to resume operations in these markets at the appropriate time".
This is nothing short of a tragedy, not only…

Bill & Ted Face The Music | Average Guy Movie Review

It has been 25 years since we last saw Bill & Ted, and in that time things haven't gone exactly to plan. Wild Stallyns are back down to two members, and the boys are still trying to write the song that'll unite the world. Things aren't going great with "the Babes" (Jayma Mays and Erinn Hayes) either. So when Kelly (Kristen Schaal) - daughter of Rufus - shows up to inform them that they must write the the song by 7:17pm or all of time and space will cease to exist, they come up with an idea to steal the song from their future selves. In order to help out, their daughters Billie and Thea (A.K.A. Little Bill & Little Ted) take it upon themselves to assemble the most bodacious band.

Returning to a franchise after so many years can be a risky prospect, especially one as beloved as Bill & Ted. Will the characters still be relatable? Will their story still be relevant? Or are their previous adventures something we remember fondly, but should be kept in the pa…

The New Mutants | Average Guy Movie Review

A group of young mutants find themselves locked away in a mysterious facility. They are told that they pose a threat to society, and that they are there to learn to control their powers. But when strange occurrences begin to rock the facility, the "New Mutants" must fight to discover the truth of their incarceration.


When I first heard about The New Mutants, I have to admit I wasn't all that interested. A horror movie set within the X-Men universe? That doesn't sound like my kind of thing, in fact I'm not really a fan of horror movies at all - apart from Get Out. But the more this movie got delayed, and the more I learned about it, the more it got me interested. Although there was a point during the Disney/Fox merger where I - like most people - began to wonder if The New Mutants would ever see the light of day. So when it finally did get a release date, the one they actually stuck to anyway, I thought this is a movie that I really need to see.


But the real questio…