Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Author’s Note: Spoilers for the previous seven (yes seven!) Saw movies While I generally have no love for horror movies, the one exception is my adoration for the Saw franchise. … Continue reading Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Review: Murder On The Orient Express (2017) – An Old School Star-Studded Mystery

I must say it feels like it’s been quite a while since the last movie with an all-star cast. It wasn’t always like this of course. For pretty much most … Continue reading Review: Murder On The Orient Express (2017) – An Old School Star-Studded Mystery

Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival)

Screaming out from its blood red poster, Father of Lies states that their show is a cross between Making a Murderer and Rosemary’s Baby. Confident words. Words that would suggest … Continue reading Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival)

Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

You know, before sitting down to write this review, I thought I’d spend a little time trying to work out if 1993’s Groundhog Day is in fact the seminal original … Continue reading Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

Review: I’m Not Here (2017) – A Uniquely Poignant Performance from J.K. Simmons (Raindance Film Festival)

Though I’ve lost count of the number of films released that explore human emotions through memory, 2017 has not been a particularly good year for them. Early on in January … Continue reading Review: I’m Not Here (2017) – A Uniquely Poignant Performance from J.K. Simmons (Raindance Film Festival)

Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

It’s a little bit of a cliche, isn’t it? The whole evil kids thing? While the earliest example I can think of is 1960’s Village of the Dammed (at least … Continue reading Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

Review: Rememory (2017) – A Deep Dark Dive Inside Peter Dinklage (And His Memories)

The thing about the main players in the Game of Thrones cohort is that, because of the time they need to dedicate to filming the popular fantasy series, they aren’t … Continue reading Review: Rememory (2017) – A Deep Dark Dive Inside Peter Dinklage (And His Memories)

Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People

I was sort of in two minds when trying to decide whether this film was worth a watch. On the one hand, I love sci-fi. Any film about a guy … Continue reading Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People

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

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: 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)

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