Often when new approaches to storytelling are undertaken, they don’t always get it right the first time (or even the first few times). For example, while the found-footage genre was … Continue reading Review: Searching (2018) – A Riveting 21st Century Parental Nightmare
Making the jump from the small to the big screen isn’t that unusual when it comes to kids TV. But as a general rule it tends to be shows that … Continue reading Review: Teen Titans! Go To The Movies (2018) – An Absolute Blast of Superhero Fun
Despite much of its worldwide release being delayed by that famed competition where 22 guys in shorts run around chasing a ball; it’s clear that the box office numbers for … Continue reading Review: Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018) – The “Meh” of the Marvel Universe
Author’s Note: I contributed to this short film’s Kickstarter Campaign. Official Synopsis: G is for Gun is a thirty-minute documentary film exploring the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff … Continue reading The Short View: G is for Gun (2018) – A Grim Look Into The Arming of American Teachers
Most of you have probably never heard of 77-year-old Terry Leonard. But with nearly 150 credits to his name, chances are you’ve seen him on screen. Well, maybe not his … Continue reading Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies
You know, when someone told me that the first Mission: Impossible movie was directed by Brian De Palma, I immediately dismissed them as mistaken. How could someone like De Palma, … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions
As unique as each Pixar movie is, there’s no doubt that Incredibles 2 had a very special mountain to climb. It had to match the high quality Pixar have set themselves … Continue reading Review: Incredibles 2 (2018) – A Super Sequel That Sits In The Shadow Of The Original
This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?
Author’s Note: Spoilers for The Dark Knight, Seven, Star Trek Into Darkness, Skyfall and The Avengers I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Back in 2008 I was so … Continue reading The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy
Fun fact everyone. Skyscraper’s UK release date of July 12 is the exact 30 year anniversary for the world premiere of Bruce Willis’ Die Hard! It would be nice to … Continue reading Review: Skyscraper (2018) – The Rock Gets His John McClane On
Well this is a first. For those of you living around the world, you may not know that the United Kingdom has quite a significant South-Asian population. Mostly this is … Continue reading Review: Basmati Blues (2017) – A Bubbly But Bland Bollywood Movie
Author’s Note: Apologies for the poor quality of the screenshots, but the footage from the original Blackadder pilot is 36 years old! Running from 1983-1989, Blackadder is, without a doubt, … Continue reading Blackadder: The Original Pilot – They (Mostly) Got It Right The First Time!
I’ve already mentioned in previous reviews why I think Taylor Sherdian might be one of the greatest screenwriters of our current generation. His return for the sequel to 2015’s critically … Continue reading Review: Sicario 2: Soldado (2018) – A Brutal and Bloody Sequel That’s Nearly As Accomplished As The Original