Review: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. My sincerest apologies to the four people that were flaying themselves in a noble attempt to … Continue reading Review: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Where The F**K Did Three Hours Of My Life Go?

Controversial opinion time! (as if there’s any other on the internet!) While it may go against general consensus, I don’t believe the original 1982 Blade Runner is a particularly good … Continue reading Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Where The F**K Did Three Hours Of My Life Go?

Review: Beyond Skyline (2017) – The Empire Strikes Back Of Sequels

While it’s true I deeply adore science-fiction in any form, even I have my limits. And watching the sequel to 2010’s Skyline wouldn’t just be stepping over those limits, as … Continue reading Review: Beyond Skyline (2017) – The Empire Strikes Back Of Sequels

Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – It’s Hammer Time! (Without The Hammer)

Spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: The Dark World and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. “unrelentingly serious” “a few jokes wouldn’t have gone amiss” “A cataclysm-caravan … Continue reading Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – It’s Hammer Time! (Without The Hammer)

It May Have Taken Ten Years, But I Finally Have Closure On The Half-Life Saga

If you’ve been a long time reader of my blog, you’ll know that I have a special rule when it comes to watching TV shows: “I will not start a … Continue reading It May Have Taken Ten Years, But I Finally Have Closure On The Half-Life Saga

Review: What Happened to Monday? (2017) – A Netflix Sci-fi Original Film

I sort of feel that What Happened to Monday (WHtM) has had the odds stacked against it from the very beginning. As it’s a film primarily about one actress playing … Continue reading Review: What Happened to Monday? (2017) – A Netflix Sci-fi Original Film

Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Alright, lets get the obvious out of the way. Yes, I’m a thirty year old man who went to see a Captain Underpants movie. Yes, I went alone. Yes, there … Continue reading Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

The number of influential pieces of British literature is almost limitless. Hundreds of stories across the centuries have been studied, disseminated and adapted by millions across the world. So when … Continue reading A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

Review: Is Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets as Unwieldy as its Title Suggests?

While Marvel and DC rule the roost in the United States, that same kind of comic domination isn’t quite as prevalent in other parts of the world. I myself grew … Continue reading Review: Is Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets as Unwieldy as its Title Suggests?

“We Shall Fight On The Beaches” – A Review of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017)

Man, Christopher Nolan’s a right old grumpy fuddy-duddy, isn’t he? “Boo hoo! I don’t like Netflix.” “Boo hoo! I don’t like filming on digital.” “Boo hoo! I only want to … Continue reading “We Shall Fight On The Beaches” – A Review of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017)

Apes Together Strong! – A Look at War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

It’s not often that a film trilogy can stick the landing. Indeed, when looking at film franchises where the first two instalments are overwhelming critically acclaimed and financially lucrative; the third instalment … Continue reading Apes Together Strong! – A Look at War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

A Visit To The Sixth Annual British Animation Film Festival

Being that I’m in the middle of post-production for my own short film, I’ve recently gained a new sense of appreciation as to how difficult actually finishing a film can … Continue reading A Visit To The Sixth Annual British Animation Film Festival