I didn't find my happy place watching this. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Curmudgeonly? Word of the day. Had to grab a dictionary for that little doozy. That's what you get … Continue reading *NEW* TROLLS REVIEW *NEW*



Easy going toe-tapping fun. In a city of humanoid animals, a crafty koala's (Matthew McConaughey) attempt to save his theatre with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. I don't know why the family put this on (considering our youngest is … Continue reading *NEW* SING REVIEW *NEW*


The BEST Wolverine movie?! Well, it didn't have much to go up against. He saw it and it was good. A fitting swansong. It's just a shame that we finally get the Wolverine spin-off we deserve when Jackman decides to hang up the claws. 17 years? Has it really been 17 years since the first … Continue reading *NEW* LOGAN REVIEW *NEW*


It really was fantastic. In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Viggo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. I wasn’t sure from the bizarre … Continue reading *NEW* CAPTAIN FANTASTIC REVIEW *NEW*


Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a sequel that is actually good. Choose this film. After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), Spud (Ewen Bremner), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). It was always going to be tough to top such an … Continue reading *NEW* T2 TRAINSPOTTING REVIEW *NEW*


One ride I didn’t expect to enjoy. Two passengers are awakened 90 years early after a spaceship malfunction en route to a distant colony. From all the negative press, I was bracing myself for something horrific. A loved up but incredibly naff Gravity rip-off. Oh no! The opening act was completely different to what I had … Continue reading *NEW* PASSENGERS REVIEW *NEW*


Brutal, gripping, hard hitting. The true story of WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refused to kill people, and became the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. I was a little worried at first that Garfield … Continue reading *NEW* HACKSAW RIDGE REVIEW *NEW*