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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Review

What you should know is that Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates is loosely based around two real brothers called, well, Mike and Dave, in their search to find dates for their straight-laced sister’s wedding under her strict orders. What this culminates in is a film which is a one trick pony which relies too heavily on trying to...

Don’t Knock Twice Review

It has become relatively normal to have low expectations for horror films. They’re the genre that suffers the most from an infamous lack of care and creativity.Luckily, this can lead to some grand surprises, but most of the time they end up being exactly what is anticipated. Don’t Knock Twice didn’t spark a feeling of promise based on its...

Aftermath Review

Arnie Schwarzenegger’s adventures in indieland continue this week with the arrival of Aftermath, based on the true story of a plane crash.  Are we about to see an Arnaissance? Now that he’s non-too-impressed with his proposed cameo in Shane Black’s Predator re-boot, Arnie Schwarzenegger may have some time on his hands - especially as Universal now appears to have shelved...

Jane Got A Gun Review – Can Natalie Portman’s Heroine Drag this Western out of Dullsville?

Feminists rejoice, In Jane Got A Gun, Natalie Portman proves that woman can be just as bad ass as their male counterparts as she dons a shotgun and blows off the head of any man trying to get the better of her. Unfortunate for the Western movie lovers, however, Natalie Portman’s portrayal of a horse riding no-nonsense woman who will...

Ben-Hur Review

With an epic biblical classic such as Ben-Hur, which was originally a novel by Lew Wallace published in 1880, comes with it the desire to remake the hell out of it, from films to TV series and 2016 see’s yet another remake. One that excites all too rarely and is full of cringe-worthy moments to make the best of...

Kill Command Review – Basic viewing at its best.

As far as Sci-Fi thrillers Director Steven Gomez, better known for his visual effects work with The Cannibal in the Jungle than as a director, hasn’t delivered anything of any note with Kill Command. Basic viewing at best only describes the latest in an over saturated market. Kill Command goes straight in for the kill, there is no build up...

A Cure for Wellness Review

Writhing eels, flotation tanks and something iffy in the water.  But is A Cure For Wellness a tonic or just another placebo? That blue bottle on the poster for Gore Verbinski’s A Cure For Wellness has a message.  And, with no apologies whatsoever to the legendary Monty Python sketch, that message is “beware”.The film starts off promisingly enough, with financial...

All Eyez On Me Review

Tupac Shakur was quite frankly, not only a great rapper but a poetic lyricist, but in this acquainted biopic, poetic justice doesn’t roll with a smooth tongue but with a disjointed bounce that breathes an air of exasperation and disenchantment.At the helm of Tupac’s rise and tragic fall at such an early age, is music video veteran Benny Boom...

Johnny English Strikes Again Review

There comes a time when filmmakers and studio’s alike need to make that decision, enough is enough. The latest comes from Rowan Atkinson’s haphazard calamity spy, Johnny English in the third film in the franchise. What we have here – yet again – is Mr Bean dressed up in an abundance of confidence, a flash suit with as much...

Gemini Man Review

Sharply clinical action sequences and digital technical prowess fails to ignite the thrills. Filmmaker Ang Lee ventures into the digital de-ageing trend of modern cinema with this Will Smith offering, it’s a trend that comes with a fine line of balance to mix realistic visuals with a gripping and a well thought out script. Well, if you are hoping this...

Greta Review

Trashy, predictable and lifeless, there just aren’t any thrills to be had with this thriller, although Isabelle Huppert makes for one special psycho. In Neil Jordan’s latest, confusion reigns supreme, mostly from the fact this 90’s style thriller doesn’t quite know which route it really wants to take. On the one hand, Jordan seems to want to recreate the glory...

Skyscraper Review

The world’s tallest building, a towering inferno, and Dwayne Johnson’s relentless fight to save his family. What more could you want from a Friday night mind-numbing popcorn movie? Rawson Marshall Thurber’s venture into the vertigo-inducing thriller delivers just that, but there is a sense of déjà vu here and not even Johnson’s charisma can spark a flame of excitement into this CGI blaze.Johnson’s Will Sawyer is a former Soldier and FBI hostage...

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism Review

As a Film Critic when reviewing movies aimed at a completely different demographic to me, it is important to always keep in mind the audience that is being targeted. Thankfully, when it comes to genres, I am as comfortable sobbing over Leonardo Di Caprio drowning in Titanic, as I am fist pumping the air after an Arnold Schwarzenegger pun. However...

Daddy’s Home 2 Review

Christmas is looming, for Hollywood there’s no better time to churn out the inane sequel with a virtually unoriginal transparent plot repeating itself, lacking in intelligent humour just to get a few bums on seats and at the same time wasting any talent their big named cast may have. What we have here is yet another lazy attempt at...

Allied Review

Robert Zemeckis has brought us some cinematic classics over the years from Back To the Future to Forest Gump, so expectation may be high for his wartime spy thriller Allied with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard at the helm. So it pains to say that this transportation into World War II has less fizzle than an unexploded bomb. Brad Pitt...

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Review

It’s unceremoniously tanked in the States, so what kind of reception can Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword expect as it arrives this week?Do you know your Uther Pendragons from your Mordred's?  If King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword is anything to go by, director Guy Ritchie certainly doesn’t.  Not that it’s prevented him from making his...

Nanny Culture Review

Nanny Culture is a documentary that tells the story of a British Nanny (Julie C. Mcilvenny) who moves to the United Arab Emirates to look after the children of a wealthy family. Set up’s for fish out of water tales don’t come much better than this; the potential is squandered in spectacular fashion however due to a number of bizarre...

Paranoid DVD Review

Bill Gallagher’s Paranoid aims to reach higher than the local ‘whodunnit’ of British detective dramas and focuses instead on treachery and deception on a global scale; Whether this works for the better is a case to be argued. Following the theme of the title, paranoia looms large and threads itself throughout the narrative, linking to a big message that never...

Army of One DVD Review

When dealing with a Nicholas-Cage-starring film, there’s a pretty equal chance of it being ingenious or being preposterous. Unfortunately, Army of One sits so solidly in the mundane that it doesn’t deliver what every person watching a Nicholas Cage film seeks: entertainment. Based on the real story of a man on a mission, Cage stars as Gary Faulkner, a seemingly slightly...

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Review

Back in 2012, the decision to cast Hollywood high-flyer Tom Cruise as towering and built ex-army major Jack Reacher wasn’t met with unanimous praise. At 5 ft 7, Cruise certainly doesn’t reach the heights of 6 ft 5 Jack Reacher. But the author of the current 21 book spanning novel series featuring the character, Lee Child, hinted that the casting...

Gangsters, Gamblers and Geezers Review

The urban comedy is surprisingly sparse in the market with Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels & Snatch at the forefront. Others are parodies such as Anuvahood and Ali G which have become cult classics. However, none of these big names have been released in the past 5 years.Gangsters, Gamblers and Geezers advertise everything essential for a top...

Marauders Review

In an ideal world, every movie would start with at least a wee spark of creativity.  But we don’t live in an ideal world – and, in case we need a reminder, there’s Marauders …… Working out where the original idea for the film came from is a thankless task because it looks more likely that there wasn’t one in the...

A Warrior’s Tale Review.

Coming from the maker’s of The Lion King II Simba’s Pride and National Treasure Book of Secrets and starring the voices of Whoopi Goldberg, Joe Pesci, Sharon Stone and Milla Jovovich, A Warriors Tale hits an extremely bum note considering the talent it has behind. Sickly Sweet and Cringe worthy are the best way to describe this poorly made...

The Book of Henry Review

Six months into 2017 and the Razzies look set to have a clear winner for worst movie of 2017 come award season; The Book of Henry more than deserves the title for its trudging baffling plot which spirals into a detached and directional cesspit of incoherent confusion.You’d be forgiven for thinking this was yet another child genius movie, and...

Norm of the North Review – An overwhelmingly dull animation that should have stayed on the cutting room floor.

As animations go, Norm of the North tries way too hard to be cute and fails miserable as it blunders its way to the end credits where at this point you’ll be gauging your eyes out and wishing for a quick death. Norm of the North is a cute talking Polar Bear (Voice of Rob Schneider), who at an early...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of The Shadows Review

One thing is for certain when it comes to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of the Shadows; it’s not about making a movie full of entertainment and gusto than making a movie as it’s a sure fire way of making a large amount of cash from the disillusioned kids of today. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of the Shadows is...