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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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: 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: 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

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]

Review: The Shooting (1966) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. Despite the fact that we’re now eight movies (plus multiple TV appearances and movie cameos) into the Jack … Continue reading Review: The Shooting (1966) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

While I’m always eager to see new approaches to traditional storytelling, one of my biggest theatrical disappointments was when I went to see an all female version of Posh. Mainly … Continue reading Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

Review: The Liquidator (2017) – A Serial Killer, Mysteries and A Whole Lot Of Logical Jumps

Released in China at the tale end of 2017, my awareness of The Liquidator was about the same as Teresa May’s awareness over the current state of the NHS, i.e. … Continue reading Review: The Liquidator (2017) – A Serial Killer, Mysteries and A Whole Lot Of Logical Jumps

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

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

Game Review: Firewatch (2016) – An Mysterious Adventure With A Breath Of Fresh Air

Like many of those with Steam accounts, the numerous gaming sales put on by those fine people at Value are sometimes rather hard to ignore. Indeed, even though my account … Continue reading Game Review: Firewatch (2016) – An Mysterious Adventure With A Breath Of Fresh Air