Indignation (2016)

Indignation (2016) Based on the novel by Philip Roth. It’s widely believed that one’s destiny is forged by choice and it’s these very choices that can make or break a person. With that… Continue reading

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Epic. Over the years Laika have (to some degree) authenticated themselves as the idealists of the mainstream animation world — sticklers for… Continue reading

War Dogs (2016)

War Dogs (2016) Money, corruption and the American dream I’ve always thought filmmaker Todd Phillips would be more suited to directing movies that were a little bleaker, his Hangover trilogy (2009-13) becoming darker… Continue reading

Down Under (2016)

Down Under (2016) How much can one country take? During Christmas 2005, racial tensions between ‘true blue’ white Australians and Lebanese descendents reached a boiling point at Cronulla Beach, Sydney; the resulting violent… Continue reading

Sausage Party (2016)

Sausage Party (2016) A hero will rise. As strange as it may sound, I actually enjoyed Sausage Party without finding it all that funny. You see, although it’s billed as a comedy, the… Continue reading

Bad Moms (2016)

Bad Moms (2016) Party Like a Mother What is it with everybody wanting to be ‘bad’ nowadays? Well, the past decade (or so) has oddly seen the ushering in of an unusual sub-genre… Continue reading

Sing Street (2016)

Sing Street (2016) Boy meets girl, girl unimpressed, boy starts band As we approach an era where eighties kids (and teenagers) inch more towards that middle age mark, it’s not surprising to see… Continue reading

The Shallows (2016)

The Shallows (2016) Not just another day at the beach Ever since Steven Spielberg’s shark shocker Jaws frightened audiences out of the water in 1975, the murderous sea monster sub-genre has lacked significant… Continue reading

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry (2015) First they made him dangerous. Then they made him mad. If you enjoy first-person shooters then Hardcore Henry is certainly for you! Mixing the best elements from the Call of… Continue reading

No-Rin (2014)

No-Rin (2014) The Idol of Agriculture! What would you do if you turned up to school one day (or even work for that matter) and discovered your celebrity crush sitting in your classroom… Continue reading