The new screen adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling novel may appear to be a jump-scare fest riding high on the wave of the “killer clown” craze, but beneath the surface “It” taps into something much deeper and smarter. “Hiya Georgie!” In 1990, Tim Curry leered this phrase from inside a drain in “It’s” first screen […]Read more "IT – FILM REVIEW"
A tense murder mystery set against a backdrop of a bleak frozen tundra is unsurprisingly an uncomfortable watch, but writer turned director Taylor Sheridan provides a suspenseful script that ties the threads together in a compelling way. Over the past few years a pair of standout films have both been penned by the same screenwriter, […]Read more "WIND RIVER – FILM REVIEW"
Christopher Nolan’s latest war epic is clearly crafted by a filmmaker at the top of his game. Brutal yet mesmerising, Dunkirk is evidently one of the year’s must-see films. War is complicated and messy. Too many blockbusters present a skewed version of history where there are clear cut heroes and villains. Dunkirk’s ambition is not […]Read more "DUNKIRK – FILM REVIEW"
The latest iteration of the web-slinging superhero is a welcome breath of fresh air, in a film which proves you can be original in the confines of a mega franchise. More like this please. Like the standout Logan before it, Spider-Man: Homecoming is first and foremost a genre film with superhero elements blended in, rather […]Read more "SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING – FILM REVIEW"
Make sure to strap on your seat-belts. Director Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) goes state-side for a thrilling heist movie that’s well worth the ride. “Baby Driver” is one of the latest films to employ a musical soundtrack at its heart, another obvious example being “Guardians of the Galaxy.” While “Baby Driver” […]Read more "BABY DRIVER – FILM REVIEW"
Marvel’s oddball group of heroes unite once more to save the galaxy, in a quirky yet muddled film, held together by the strength of its central cast and the introduction of the undeniably adorable Baby Groot. The surprise hit of 2014 “Guardians of the Galaxy” laid the groundwork in uniting an unlikely team of cosmic […]Read more "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 – FILM REVIEW"
Punchy dialogue, genuinely funny set pieces and a superb ensemble cast hit the mark in the most original action film to hit the big screen in quite some time. A group of criminal individuals find themselves in a warehouse. Tensions are high. Fingers are on triggers. The obvious comparison here is Tarantino’s still stunning debut […]Read more "FREE FIRE – FILM REVIEW"