M Knight Shyamalan is something of an enigma when it comes to filmmaking. Having become Hollywood’s go to guy for shocking twist endings with ‘The Sixth Sense’ and tense thrillers, see 2000’s ‘Unbreakable’, he began to lose his way rather fast with a series of absolute flops, critically and commercially. However, redemption is never too … More McAvoy and Shyamalan deliver a tense thriller full of twists and turns with Split
It was with trepidation I entered the cinema to see one of the most talked about films of early 2017: the love letter to Hollywood, ‘La La Land’. I was not disappointed…at least I think I wasn’t. There were parts that were perfect, the score boomed and the musical elements of the film, not something I’m … More The film everyone’s talking about; does La La Land deliver on the hype?
Mel Gibson is a divisive figure of rampant controversy among Hollywood royalty. He may have been excluded from the silver screen as an actor, for comments which won’t be brought up in this review, but he can still make a fine film, and ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is no exception. In fact, for a man who made … More Mel Gibson makes movie magic in harrowing WW2 true story drama Hacksaw Ridge
Taika Waititi is one of my favourite filmmakers at present. The first of his films I caught was 2010’s ‘Boy’, a fantastic comic coming-of-age tale, the second was the equally brilliant vampire mockumentary ‘What We Do In The Shadows’, and I’m delighted to report that his latest, ‘Hunt For The Wilderpeople’, is just as great, … More Quirky Kiwi comedy delivers laughs, adventure and plenty of heart – Hunt for the Wilderpeople Film Review
Whenever I review a film, I try to find relevant images, maybe even a clip to illustrate and add to the accompanying text, to brighten things up a bit. With Sausage Party, it was difficult to find many clean images to use, the above being all I could really manage without a) spoiling the film … More Sausage Party delivers a prime cut of gross-out comedy
Esteemed British TV sitcoms have traditionally had a chequered past with big screen movie adaptations of their character’s stories. This year alone has seen the likes of ‘Dad’s Army’ (albeit with a fresh cast) and ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, struggle to hit the high notes of previous adventures. So it was with trepidation that I decided to see whether Ricky … More Ricky Gervais steals the show as Brent is back with a bang
Hey! My blog has been neglected recently due to university starting up again and work commitments, however, I thought I’d come back with a little round-up of the films I’ve seen within the last month or so, they’re all pretty varied but here goes… The Kings of Summer ‘The Kings of Summer’, is a coming-of-age … More Film Round-Up! The Kings of Summer, About Time, Prisoners