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The Girl in the Spider’s Web Review

Claire Foy has swapped her Crown as Netflix’s Queen Elizabeth II to become one of the many faces of Stieg Larsson’s Lisbeth Salander. She’s a rampaging femme fatale whose latest mission becomes a whole lot more personal when she is forced to face her bleak and painful childhood in this stripped back, revenge fest.After seven years without Salander, the...

The Grinch Review

It’s an age-old story that just keeps coming back to the silver screen. From the makers behind Despicable Me and The Minions, Illumination brings to life the green misery guts for a third screen outing. The first came in 1966 as a TV special but in 2000 Jim Carrey stole Christmas as the lonely miser. This year’s Christmas treat...

Dragged Across Concrete Review

A smouldering slow burn which drags and fizzles out without an explosive ending. Filmmaker S. Craig Zahler isn’t one to shy away from gratuitous violence; in 2015’s Bone Tomahawk you needed a hell of a strong stomach. He followed that up with Vince Vaughn in Brawl in Cell Block 99 in 2017 and he gave us much of the same...

Army of Thieves Review

ARMY OF THIEVES

Zack Snyder’s follow-up, or shall we say prequel, to Netflix’s summer zombie hit Army of the Dead is less zombie and more heist movie. And while hitting the entirely familiar genre troupes there is a safe fall of fun and endearing capers to make this an enjoyable Friday night watch.Set 6 years before Army of the Dead, the action...

Goosebumps Review – Just One Long Average Teen Fantasy Chase Movie.

In Goosebumps we get to see the monsters created by author R.L. Stine in his book series brought to life for the big screen, full of scary monsters and an evil ventriloquist dummy that seems to take its inspiration from the 1945 movie Dead of Night. That’s not the only movie reference which may seem familiar with any of the...

Jackie Review

Jackie Kennedy was one of the most glamorous and famous women of her day. A unique first lady with style and grace, all thanks to her marriage to JFK, the catalyst to her rise in fame and stature.  Devoted wife to a President who was far from discreet in his dalliances with a certain blonde haired bombshell and loving...

Love of my Life Review

Comedy-dramas are a blend of what’s great about both genres: the performances and story ground a film emotionally and are balanced with humour that elevates the experience, and can also move the drama to a more relatable world. Love of My Life benefits largely from its use of humour, yet the drama is not quite strong enough for the...

Assassin’s Creed Review

Director Justin Kurzel, Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard on paper, have been seen as a dream team ever since their collaboration on 2015’s Macbeth. With the three teaming up again for the game adaptation of Assassin’s Creed excitement beyond belief murmured for something insanely amazing. We should never have held our breath for a beautiful delight as Assassin's Creed is...

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Review – is it time for the boys to hang up their dancing shoes?

Alvin and his cute furry brothers are back for another mischief filled journey of misunderstandings and mishaps in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, but what we once loved about this all singing, all dancing little creatures may just be the thing that turns us all away as the lack of entertainment value really starts to grate on...

Ghost in the Shell Review

Under tight wraps for months, Ghost In The Shell emerges into the daylight this week.  But does it give us an original take on the android theme, or something much more familiar? Clues that a film may not live up to the hype. Clue one: the film company don’t want any reviews to appear until the day it’s released. Clue...

Free Fire Review

British director Ben Wheatley has never shied away from controversy or dividing audiences.  Has he hit the target with his latest, Free Fire? Ben Wheatley likes his single locations.  First, there was a field (A Field In England), then a tower block (High-Rise) and now a disused warehouse in Free Fire, which was also the movie that closed the London...

Kickboxer: Vengeance Review

The WWE’s “ The Animal” Dave Bautista and three-time UFC champion Georges St-Pierre, clash with the “Muscles from Brussels” Jean-Claude Van Damme and newcomer Alain Moussi in this revamp of cult classic Kickboxer. A reboot that is fairly functional as a throwback to the old school Martial Arts movies of the 1980s. But is lacking the dramatic punch associated with...

Sing Review

American animation film production company, Illumination Entertainment, made a name for itself back in 2010 with break-out film, Despicable Me. Since then, it’s profited on the popularity of the sideline stars, the Minions, and produced a sequel, a spin-off, plus other adventures away from that universe, including this summer's The Secret Life of Pets. Their seventh film in six years comes...

Going in Style Review

In Going In Style, a trio of A-list pensioners decide to rob a bank.  But can the film get away with it?There’s a moment in Zach Braff’s Going In Style where would-be bank robbers Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin are watching Dog Day Afternoon on TV.  It’s armchair research for them, but for the audience, it’s a...

Live By Night DVD Review

Ben Affleck’s rollercoaster career has hit the heights and plumbed the depths.  So where does his gangster flick, Live By Night, fit in? Related: The Films of Zoe Saldana Nearly five years ago, Ben Affleck was riding high on the success of his Iran hostage thriller, Argo.  It went down well with critics and audiences and there was more to come...

Zoolander 2 Review – Ridiculously Average Tired Comedy or Cult Classic?

It’s been 15 years since the man behind Blue steel, Derek Zoolander, hit the big screen but can this kind of humour stand the test of time and evolve into the new world? The answer is a big resounding no, not even the endless cameos can save this run(a)way disaster. A lot has happened in the 15 years since we...

Baywatch Review

Cue the slo-mo and skimpy red cossies – Baywatch is back!  But you might wonder why ……It’s not so long ago that a certain Guy Ritchie made a film called The Man From UNCLE.  The resemblance to the original TV series was fleeting, to say the least: the secret agent double act kept their names, but anybody expecting a...

Imperium DVD Review

Daniel Radcliffe in Imperium may be a role that will shock you right out of your underwear, but even with a shaven head and his neo-nazi appearance, it’s still hard to shake off his Harry Potter persona even with a superbly intelligent performance that fools his white supremacist brethren. Radcliffe plays Nate Foster, a straight-laced FBI agent who lacks the...

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

Another day, another piece of the puzzle to add to the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe. Iron Fist joins the likes of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage as the next Netflix series for the studio, facing an opponent of grand proportions: expectation. Marvel projects have a buzz around them like no other, and with the aforementioned Netflix series’ being...

Mojave Review – Anti-Climatic and humdrum, it’s a far cry from a worthy Thriller.

Writer and Director William Monahan may be best known for his award-winning screenplay The Departed, Kingdom of Heaven and Body of Lies but Mojave is a far cry from his best work on the big screen, even the brilliant Oscar Isaac couldn’t save this one from being anything but fairly average. Mojave tells the story of Superstar Tom (Garrett Hedlund),...

Golden Years Review

When you mention Nick Knowles, script writer and executive producer of film doesn’t ultimately spring to mind. However, with Golden years, the DIY SOS presenter is exactly that and he hasn’t done too bad a job however even with a meagre budget it didn’t turn out too great either. Even behind the camera, in the Director’s chair, BAFTA award winning...

Equals DVD Review

A dystopian love story is one thing director Drake Doremus digs into his creative pot to bring to life in Equals – This gray and robotic world, however, should have been left for dead as its plot is just as dreary as the visual landscape and locations the audience is presented with. Although Doremus has brought the frustrations and tenderness...

Man Down Review

Headache inducing doesn’t give the right amount of credence to the complete and utter mess of Man Down. Man Down is a confusion infused collaboration between a leading man whose involvement seems unfathomably odd and a director whose direction seems to wander aimlessly looking for his purpose.With no coherent flow, Man Down follows Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf), a US Marine...

Mortal Engines Review

Dystopian YA novel adaptations seem to be a trend that will not go away, The Hunger Games set a precedent that most fail to live up to and as each year passes the imagination disintegrates into dust. The latest that falls into that category comes from the Lord of the Ring’s Peter Jackson and first time director Christian Rivers...

The Beach Bum Review

McConnaughey goes deeply method in a sleazy hedonistic adventure of messy misadventure. Spring Breakers filmmaker, Harmony Korine returns to the big screen with the chameleon of acting Matthew McConnaughy. Korine yet again pushes buttons in a sleazy hedonistic adventure of responsibility in a haze of sunshine drenched beaches accompanied by sex, drugs and alcohol-fuelled irresponsibility.Anyone would assume McConnaughy’s Moondog is...

The Hunt Review

Despite its controversy and its Bone Tomahawk style violence, it has nothing to say, but it says it way too loudly. Initially set for release last year, all marketing and the film’s release were pulled due to the controversy that arose from the trailers use of gun’s and the term “deplorables” coinciding with the mass shooting’s in America. Subsequent criticism...

Salt And Fire DVD Review

Take an ecological disaster, missing luggage and a tablet with possibly the longest battery life in the world, and what have you got?  The latest from auteur director Werner Herzog.Herzog’s career reaches its fiftieth anniversary next year: his first feature, Signs Of Life, was released in 1968.  During that time, he’s directed titles that frequently find their way onto...

Knight of Cups Review – A visionary feast for the eyes which will induce a meditative state.

With Knight of Cups, Writer/Director Terence Malick has quite clearly gone for style over substance. Creating something quite visually stunning but as for storyline and plot he has abandoned any logical thinking. Knight of Cups has a handful of the big Hollywood actors; Christian Bale takes the lead as an LA Screenwriter. The incredible Cate Blanchett playing his ex-wife, Wes...

Dumbo Review

Bringing it up to date for today’s audiences has left this feeling flat; the magic has left the circus. If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it! These wise words couldn’t have been any truer for Tim Burton’s live-action reboot of the 1941 Disney classic. The latest in a trend of classic remakes leaves it’s heart at the door in favour...

Spencer Review

Spencer Movie

Jackie director Pablo Larrain seems to have a taste for making movies about iconic female figures. With the 2016 film focusing on First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the filmmaker turns his focus to Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart) in this self-styled “fable from a true tragedy”.It’s a Christmas weekend in 1991, the Royal...