BLAST-ILLE DAY! Or Luther pick-pockets Paris with that guy from Game of Thrones. An entertaining and explosive little actioner that does the job. A young con artist (Richard Madden) and former CIA agent (Idris Elba) embark on an anti-terrorist mission in France. An eye-grabbing opener certainly got things going as a naked woman (What?) paraded … Continue reading *NEW* BASTILLE DAY REVIEW *NEW*



A revelation? An Oscar worthy performance from the man of the hour? In a nutshell, NO. A frontiersman (Leonardo DiCaprio) on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Overlong, over-rated and disappointing. I really wanted … Continue reading *NEW* THE REVENANT REVIEW *NEW*


Black is back! Corny, frantic BUT¬†highly watchable. A teenager (Dylan Minnette -¬†Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day) teams up with the daughter (Odeya Rush - The Giver) of young adult horror author R. L. Stine (Jack Black - School of Rock) after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the … Continue reading *NEW* GOOSEBUMPS REVIEW *NEW*


A slow burning, well-crafted and brilliantly acted little drama. Spotlight is the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese. One that would shake the entire Catholic Church to its core. An intriguing opening sequence piqued my curiousity as we witnessed a … Continue reading *NEW* SPOTLIGHT REVIEW *NEW*