The final instalment in the latest X-Men trilogy, Apocalypse carries a lot of clumsy baggage from previous movies. But by the end it pays off in a big way. Read more after the jump.
A low profile high quality film, Midnight Special is another strong addition to director Jeff Nichols’ body of work. Just don’t expect a straight answer.
Deadpool is the wise-cracking, sarcastic but ultimately enlightened teenage son of superhero movies that will happily do impressions of its parents.
Don’t expect any heroes in Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, a shocking and stunning take on a mystery thriller with no shortage of blood on the walls. 8/10
We get soft and cuddly with ‘Pan’, the latest version of the Peter Pan fable that no one asked for.
I have now seen Pan twice, to make sure I wasn’t dreaming or suffering some sort of PTSD from the initial watch. But on second inspection this movie is still as bad as ever. Continue reading The Soft and Cuddley Rant Corner – Pan
With The Martian, space-fonz Ridley Scott has once again found new ways to make the final frontier cool. So what’s the secret ingredient this time?
These are the voyages of astronaut Mark Watney. His continuing mission, to survive a ballsed-up mission to Mars that left him stranded and presumed dead by NASA. To seek out new ways to make space survival seem exciting and innovative. To boldly go ahead and kick-start Ridley Scott’s reputation. I think it’s safe to say I crushed that intro parody. So let’s go ahead and talk The Martian.
Guy Ritchie has a crack at the Cold War with The Man From U.N.C.L.E. But is he cool enough?
After reading the reviews, and the low ratings, I almost didn’t want to see the new Fantastic 4. But I decided to have a go, mainly because I was pleasantly surprised watching films like The Lone Ranger and John Carter that received equally savage critical beat-downs. Sometimes, of course, the critics do have a point. Continue reading Fantastic 4 Review: “As Soon as it Gets Exciting, it’s Over”
You’re entering a dimension within the realms of the human mind. A sub-psychological space where the emotional state of an 11 year old girl, Riley, is in the hands of 5 emotions. In this bizarre reality, Riley is caught in a crisis of the mind when her core memories are lost and she loses the vital connections to her own personality; it is up to Joy and Sadness to restore her memories while Fear, Anger and Disgust try to hold her mind together. This is a dimension which we call… The Twilight Zo- I mean, Inside Out. Continue reading “Inside Out” Review: The Most Entertaining Therapy Session You’ll Ever Have