Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (2017) – Better in the Way Being Stabbed is Better Than Being Murdered

(Also released in various territories as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) It’s still a little hard to believe, isn’t it? A movie franchise based on a … Continue reading Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (2017) – Better in the Way Being Stabbed is Better Than Being Murdered

Visions of Ecstasy – The Only Film Ever Banned in the UK for Blasphemy

(Author’s Note: My 100th Post! Special thanks to all the people who subscribe to my blog and have enjoyed my work over the past 7 months. Here’s to the next … Continue reading Visions of Ecstasy – The Only Film Ever Banned in the UK for Blasphemy

Review: You Can’t Hide the Truth from Mindhorn!

In a world full of silly cinematic ideas, surely Mindhorn has been done before? Washed-up actors forced to come out of retirement because someone believes that said actor’s role is … Continue reading Review: You Can’t Hide the Truth from Mindhorn!

Review: Is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword the new Gladiator?

No. Like not even close. Like so far apart they might as well be nicknamed Donald and Melania. But it’s been a solid 13 years since the last time a major … Continue reading Review: Is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword the new Gladiator?

We Need a Story to Inspire a Nation – A Look at Their Finest (2017)

The first of two Dunkirk related films to be released this year, Their Finest (adapted from the 2009 novel Their Finest Hour and a Half) is definitely one of those stereotypical period … Continue reading We Need a Story to Inspire a Nation – A Look at Their Finest (2017)

What Aspects of the Alien Life-Cycle and History Does Ridley Scott Still Consider Canon?

[SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT, ALIEN, ALIENS AND PROMETHEUS] Over the past nearly four decades, Sir Ridley Scott hasn’t given many opinions on how he perceives the various sequels to his … Continue reading What Aspects of the Alien Life-Cycle and History Does Ridley Scott Still Consider Canon?

Orlando Bloom Doing a Cockney Accent? Sign Me Up! – My Review of Unlocked (2017)

Over the course of my life I have seen many films in totally empty cinema screens. Attack of the Clones, Alice in Wonderland, Captain America, the list reaches into the … Continue reading Orlando Bloom Doing a Cockney Accent? Sign Me Up! – My Review of Unlocked (2017)

Look On My Works, Ye Mighty, And Despair – My Review of Alien: Covenant (2017)

Man! Ridley Scott really wants to relive his youth, doesn’t he? Two trips back to the Alien franchise. A return to the Blade Runner universe. What next? Legend 2: Electric Boogaloo? (which, … Continue reading Look On My Works, Ye Mighty, And Despair – My Review of Alien: Covenant (2017)

I Came Out Here For A Breath Of Fresh Air And Some Adventure – My Review of Firewatch (2016)

Like many of those with Steam accounts, the numerous gaming sales put on by those fine people at Value are sometimes rather hard to ignore. Indeed, even though my account … Continue reading I Came Out Here For A Breath Of Fresh Air And Some Adventure – My Review of Firewatch (2016)

Boy, Have We Got A Vacation For You! – My Review of Westworld (1973)

As I’m sure you’re all aware, a couple of months ago the world went nuts for 10 weeks with the release of the new HBO series: Westworld. While I chose … Continue reading Boy, Have We Got A Vacation For You! – My Review of Westworld (1973)

Review: Flight to Fury (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. And I’m back! The sixth film in the Jack Nicholson retrospective is a unique one as … Continue reading Review: Flight to Fury (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

The Short View – Vol. 3 (April 2017)

Ahhhhh… Finally the days are warmer, the skirts are shorter and President Trump can finally save a little money on the spray tans. That’s right! The 4 month movie summer … Continue reading The Short View – Vol. 3 (April 2017)