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

Review: Devil (2010) – A Claustrophobic Ride With Death

Who remembers when director M. Night Shyamalan was the laughing stock of Hollywood? And I actually mean that literally. Because back in the summer of 2010, someone recorded footage of … Continue reading Review: Devil (2010) – A Claustrophobic Ride With Death

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

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

My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Well here we are again. The end of another 365-day journey around the sun. And it doesn’t feel like it was a particularly great year, was it? Even putting aside … Continue reading My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Review: Wind River (2017) – A Captivating Clash Of Cold and Crime

Taylor Sheridan is my God. Why? Because as I am an aspiring screenwriter, Sheridan’s work gives me hope for my own career. Just look at what he’s accomplished so far. … Continue reading Review: Wind River (2017) – A Captivating Clash Of Cold and Crime

Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

When I was younger I was quite the voracious reader. Everywhere I would go my mind would be engrossed in the pages of a good book. At dinner, on the … Continue reading Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

Review: It Comes At Night (2017) – A Terrifying Portrayal of Human Paranoia

To be perfectly honest, It Comes at Night was not a film I ever wanted to watch. While I am a great fan of Joel Edgerton, said admiration wasn’t enough … Continue reading Review: It Comes At Night (2017) – A Terrifying Portrayal of Human Paranoia

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)