JURASSIC WORLD REVIEW

Revisiting the monster hit that tore up the box office and . . . Meh. I loved the original. An iconic piece of film making that I have lost many a Sunday afternoon watching again and again. It was always going to be hard not to draw comparisons. BUT this was just about en par … Continue reading JURASSIC WORLD REVIEW

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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR REVIEW

10 years, 18 films, was Infinity War worth all the hype? I loved how the Russos made this surprisingly accessible for fans who may not have obsessively watched the entire Marvel backlog beforehand or ever (Sacrilege, I know). Crucial plot points were covered BUT you would be missing out on a lot of character depth, … Continue reading AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR REVIEW

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE REVIEW

Welcome to the Jungle. We've got fun and Dwayne. Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game. When I first heard the rumours circulating about a Jumanji sequel/reboot/whatever, I screamed to the movie gods . . . Why?! Do … Continue reading JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE REVIEW

THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX REVIEW

The Cloverfield Paradozzzzz Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality. Slow, disjointed and disappointing on all fronts. The agonizing slow opening didn’t build high hopes despite Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s (Belle) best efforts. Drudging through some guff about … Continue reading THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX REVIEW

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE REVIEW

Cloverfield Lame? Or Cloverfield Insane? Not my best effort BUT click bait is click bait. After getting in a car accident, a woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is held in a shelter with two men (John Goodman and John Gallagher Jr), who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack. A fantastic Hitchcockian … Continue reading 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE REVIEW

*NEW* KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE REVIEW *NEW*

Manners maketh the ridiculous sequel When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsmen's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Stupid, bonkers, OTT and yet . . . Still highly … Continue reading *NEW* KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI REVIEW *NEW*

The last hurrah? Rey (Daisy Ridley) develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order. After repressing the belly laughs from spotting Vivien from The Young Ones as a First Order officer, … Continue reading *NEW* STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI REVIEW *NEW*