Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

For those of you that live outside the U.K. it may be hard to comprehend why the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit burglary in 2015 struck such a cord with the British psyche. … Continue reading Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

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Review: Searching (2018) – A Riveting 21st Century Parental Nightmare

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

The Short View: G is for Gun (2018) – A Grim Look Into The Arming of American Teachers

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

Review: Incredibles 2 (2018) – A Super Sequel That Sits In The Shadow Of The Original

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

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The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy

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

Review: Sicario 2: Soldado (2018) – A Brutal and Bloody Sequel That’s Nearly As Accomplished As The Original

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

Review: Ocean’s 8 (2018) – A Ho Hum Heist With A Captivating Cast

I’m still in two minds about the whole “all-female” reboots that Hollywood has suddenly got a hankering for. On the one hand, it’s great that more female-led properties are on … Continue reading Review: Ocean’s 8 (2018) – A Ho Hum Heist With A Captivating Cast

Review: Anon (2018) – An Engaging But Flawed Sci-Fi Original

While director Andrew Niccol has never quite reached the box office heights of Christopher Nolan, there have been very few filmmakers that have made as many memorable contributions to original … Continue reading Review: Anon (2018) – An Engaging But Flawed Sci-Fi Original

Review: A or B (2018) – A Confusing Chinese Conspiracy

With China being an increasingly important part of the box office for big budget western movies, it’s easy to think that this exchange of culture is only one way. But … Continue reading Review: A or B (2018) – A Confusing Chinese Conspiracy

Review: The Snowman (2017) – A Sluggish Story with Snowy Surroundings

I wonder how Michael Fassbender will look back on 2017? On the one hand, if rumours are to be believed, he married Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander. So I’m guessing he’s now … Continue reading Review: The Snowman (2017) – A Sluggish Story with Snowy Surroundings

Review: Brawl In Cell Block 99 (2017) – Violence, Viciousness and Vaughn

Vince Vaughn is an actor that constantly surprises me. Mainly because I’ve spent so long seeing him in comedies that I often assume that’s all he can do. But when … Continue reading Review: Brawl In Cell Block 99 (2017) – Violence, Viciousness and Vaughn

Game Review: A Case of Distrust (2018) – An Impressive & Stylish Noir Detective Game [PC]

Being a writer, story has always been paramount when it comes to the entertainment I consume. That’s probably why my preferred gaming habits tend to lean towards the point & … Continue reading Game Review: A Case of Distrust (2018) – An Impressive & Stylish Noir Detective Game [PC]