Friday, September 20, 2019
Dredd Film Review

Dredd Film Review

FOR A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE to be considered successful, and therefore spawn a sequel and become a franchise, it has to at least double its budget in revenue. To date, Dredd has wriggled like a...
the conjuring film review

The Conjuring Film Review

The Conjuring reminded me of when I was a young teen (maybe even younger than that) watching The Amityville Horror (1979) when it was first aired on British TV. I remember hiding behind a cushion every time the...

Deadpool: A Superhero for the Laugh-Out-Loud Generation

Reynolds slips into a character he was born to play and provides the Deadpool film its fans crave: full of violence, crude jokes, and drive-by fart attacks. Whilst sitting in the cinema waiting for the Deadpool...
The Revenant Film Review

The Revenant Film Review – Beautiful Brutal Storytelling

The Revenant is an unrelentingly violent yet beautiful descent into the icy, bleak nineteenth century American frontier of the Great Plains, when life and death was decided by both mankind's savagery and nature's cruel conceits.The Revenant is...
Lone Survivor Film Review

Lone Survivor Review: More than the Realities of War

Lone Survivor, Peter Berg's cinematic comeback after the scuttled Battleship is adapted from Marcus Luttrell's account of his four-man navy SEAL mission to find a Taliban leader near the Afghanistan Pakistan border. After identifying their...
Elysium film Review

Elysium Film Review

After giving us aliens as metaphor for apartheid in the dystopian District 9 (2009), Neil Blomkamp again jumps on the allegory race horse with Elysium, a dazzling and succinct piece that is as flawed as it...