Review: A Simple Favour (2018) – A Compelling Gone Girl-esque Mystery

It’s hard not to feel sorry for director Paul Feig after the utterly asinine backlash to his female-led reboot of Ghostbusters back in 2016. Having made a film myself in … Continue reading Review: A Simple Favour (2018) – A Compelling Gone Girl-esque Mystery

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Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

Now in its 18th year, the people behind the Frightfest Film Festival can easily hold their heads up high as the creators of one of the foremost film festivals in … Continue reading Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

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

Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions

You know, when someone told me that the first Mission: Impossible movie was directed by Brian De Palma, I immediately dismissed them as mistaken. How could someone like De Palma, … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions

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: 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: A Quiet Place (2018) – Silence Makes For Cinematic Gold

The nature of being an aspiring screenwriter is that you have to read a lot of scripts. A LOT of scripts. Most of them tend to be older movies (or … Continue reading Review: A Quiet Place (2018) – Silence Makes For Cinematic Gold

Review: The Visit (2015) – Creepy Grandparents For The Win!

Say what you will about M. Night Shyamalan, but in spite of the triple consecutive disaster that was Lady In The Water, The Happening and The Last Airbender; the man who … Continue reading Review: The Visit (2015) – Creepy Grandparents For The Win!

Review: Gotham By Gaslight (2018) – A Captivating Spin On The Batman Mythos

It’s hardly a stretch to say that DC and their live-action slate aren’t exactly endearing critics or lighting up the box office. Considering that Marvel’s Black Panther earned the same as … Continue reading Review: Gotham By Gaslight (2018) – A Captivating Spin On The Batman Mythos

Review: The Belko Experiment (2017) – Human Nature At Its Darkest

I recently had a peruse of my list of most anticipated films of 2017. Though a couple on that list had been pushed to 2018, I was still somewhat surprised to … Continue reading Review: The Belko Experiment (2017) – Human Nature At Its Darkest