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: 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?

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

Review: Despicable Me 3 – A Dastardly Disaster of 80s Delight

With the increasing domination of those little yellow bastards known as Minions, it’s entirely possible that the world may end, not at the whims of President Trump, but rather due … Continue reading Review: Despicable Me 3 – A Dastardly Disaster of 80s Delight

Review: Boy, Have We Got Another Vacation For You! – A Look Back At Futureworld (1976)

Click here for my original review for 1973’s Westworld It’s easy to assume that the popular 2016 TV Series, Westworld, was the first spinoff piece of media inspired by the Michael … Continue reading Review: Boy, Have We Got Another Vacation For You! – A Look Back At Futureworld (1976)

If I Could Write… Minions!

Has there ever been a supporting character that has taken over a franchise to quite the same extent as those yellow bastards? I speak, of course, of the follically challenged … Continue reading If I Could Write… Minions!

Game Review: Framed 2 – The Portal 2 of Mobile Sequels

2014 was an incredible year for videogames. Metal Gear Solid V, Destiny, Alien Isolation, two Assassin’s Creed games, and a stunning crossover between Professor Layton and Ace Attorney. While they were … Continue reading Game Review: Framed 2 – The Portal 2 of Mobile Sequels

Review: Snatched (2017) – Is It As Enticing As Guy Richie’s Snatch?

While much of Amy Schumer’s work wasn’t widely available in the UK back in 2015, the release of her big screen debut, Trainwreck, very much elevated her name in the eyes of … Continue reading Review: Snatched (2017) – Is It As Enticing As Guy Richie’s Snatch?