Known as Get The Gringo across the pond, How I Spent The Summer Vacation reunites co-writer and star Mel Gibson with Adrian Grunberg, who acted as Gibson’s first A.D. on 2006’s excellent Apocalypto. Replete with the Mad Mex’s trademark schlock and run through with some truly ingenious humour, you can’t help but commend Mel for not just buying a box-set, stocking up on Hob Nobs and holidaying on the sofa like the rest of us.
Kablamm! Hear that? It’s the (scientifically inaccurate) sound of space crap exploding in your face! BAZAMMM! Welcome to Lockout, people. If you’re looking for a film that’s entertaining in a kind of “We all know the drill, let’s get this over and done with shall we?” kinda way, it’s officially your lucky day. Explosions! Psychotic prisoners! Space! Guy Pearce’s upper arms! What more could you ask for? Well apart from logic and a strong story, obviously.
So it looks like they’re making a LEGO film. And by “they” we mean the crazy people in Hollywood who want all the money but their brains don’t work any more because they replaced their brains with sushi and velvet yachts and cynicism so they think money can come from a film about inanimate bricks. WHAT COULD THIS FILM POSSIBLY BE ABOUT?!?! Luckily for you, Hollywood fat cats, BFF have compiled a list of LEGO-inspired films to make the process a bit easier for you. Enjoy!
The mysterious cast is slowly revealed…