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"
Revamping “a tale as old as time” always comes with its problems, but with their latest live-action remake, Disney have managed to muster up enough Disney-magic to keep the fans happy. We all know the story. Surely nobody is going into Beauty and the Beast expecting to be shocked by the plot, except perhaps the […]Read more "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – FILM REVIEW"
Get Out has been creating quite the internet buzz for itself lately, and rightly so. A highly original and suspenseful horror/thriller with an unsettling political undertone; this isn’t a film you’re likely to forget anytime soon. Get Out’s premise is a difficult one to describe. What starts as a meet the parents tale, where Chris […]Read more "GET OUT – FILM REVIEW"
A classic monster movie that does what it says on the tin. Plenty of action and fun, along with a stellar cast ensure that Kong: Skull island is an entertaining ride. Unlike Peter Jackson’s take on King Kong, Kong: Skull Island wants to make the most of their titular beast, and so have him burst […]Read more "KONG: SKULL ISLAND – FILM REVIEW"
Pushing the boundaries of superhero cinema, Logan is a bold and brutal film with claws as sharp as its hero. Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine is a cut above any of the character’s stand-alone adventures. That goes without saying. That being said, trying to rank it alongside the wider expanse of X-Men material proves […]Read more "LOGAN – FILM REVIEW"
It doesn’t make as much noise as the rest of the awards films, but Lion is a staggeringly powerful and human story that deserves to be heard. This years big film contenders all come with existing expectations. You’ve watched the trailers, seen the posters, maybe even read the thought pieces about whether they’re a cinematic […]Read more "LION – FILM REVIEW"