Category: Films

Pacific Rim Uprising

I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t want to go and watch Pacific Rim Uprising, it was only because my daughter begged me to take her and promised she would write the review. And...

Tomb Raider

On the surface, Tomb Raider is just another video game movie adaptation, in a long line of such films. But dig a little deeper (AKA go see the film) and you’ll soon discover that...

Red Sparrow

I’ll be honest and say that I really don’t like Jennifer Lawrence. I don’t understand why she’s the highest-paid actress in the world, because to be frank, there are many, many more actress out...

Black Panther

I was in two minds about Black Panther, and until last week wasn’t even sure I wanted to see it. But glad I am that I decided to go along to the advance screening...

Phantom Thread

There’s a lot of built in expectation with a film like PHANTOM THREAD. Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson has, over the course of his eight feature films to date, definitively proved to be one of...

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

If you’re a fan of the books, let me be straight up with you… I enjoyed the first book A LOT, I took a long time to force my way through the second and...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Stretching out the very worst of small town ‘merica stereotypes to hard-edged humorous effect, the oddly titled THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is Martin McDonagh’s latest piece of blackly comic provocation. Tonally, THREE BILLBOARDS...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The latest Star Wars movie was okay. Directed by Rian Johnson, who is also set to direct another trilogy of Star Wars, the film felt much like that of Return of the Jedi of...

The Florida Project

Who’d have thought a film following a group of poor, raucous, primary school-aged kids around the purple-hued daymare that is on-the-edge-of-Disney, Orlando FL, would turn out to be one of the best films of...

Coco

What could possibly be scary about a movie featuring a town full of skeletons celebrating something called the Day of the Dead? Quite a lot, according to the 5-year old who wasn’t keen to...