Armageddapocalypse (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.


Loving pastiche of action movies from talented cast

One for action movie fans, this Cambridge theatre group gleefully ransacks the genre, and all its drug-dealing, wire-wearing, daughter-kidnapping clichés. Written by Footlights veterans, the hammy nonsense is enhanced with parkour shadow puppets, Bond-style single entendres, and nods to Inception and Bourne. Strong acting in a deliberately ropey plot.

The Caves, 556 5375, until 28 Aug, 10pm, £8.50-£9.50 (£7.50-£8.50).

Armageddapocalypse: The Trailerning

Armageddapocalypse: The Explosioning

  • 3 stars

Bond. Bourne. Inception. Action films think they're pretty smart nowadays, with their shaky-cam and men getting hit in the balls. This show holds up a mirror to their stupidity and then smashes that mirror against their faces. Watch as Jack Lang, the maverickiest agent in the Agency, fights twisted science prick Doctor…

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