Category Archive: Film Reviews

A Star Is Born (2018)

A Star Is Born (2018) Rock ‘n’ Roll musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) is a fading male icon who’s nearing the end of his glory days. With his alcoholism causing rifts between his… Continue reading

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) All Roads Lead Here Six years after deconstructing the horror genre in 2012’s ingenious Cabin in the Woods, writer-director Drew Goddard is back with his long-awaited… Continue reading

Hold the Dark (2018)

Hold the Dark (2018) Retired naturalist and wolf expert Russell Core (Jeffrey Wright) heads to the remote, wintry fastness of Alaska when he receives a letter from Medora Slone (Riley Keough), saying that… Continue reading

Venom (2018)

Venom (2018) The world has enough Superheroes. Venom is a strange cinematic beast. Set to kick-start the SUMC (Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters), Venom feels like it’s coming to us from the late… Continue reading

1% (2017)

1% (2017) 99% of motorcyclists are law-abiding citizens. The stage is set for a bloody dynastic struggle in Perth motorcycle club The Copperheads when founder and president Knuck (Matt Nable) is released from… Continue reading

First Man (2018)

First Man (2018) Experience the impossible journey to the Moon. Courage is defined by choice. Simply put, being brave when you have no choice is a different beast than being brave when you… Continue reading

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) His license renewed. His intelligence restricted. No one really asked accident-prone secret agent Johnny English to strike again, but I’m so glad he did, as the third installment… Continue reading

Smallfoot (2018)

Smallfoot (2018) Not every legend is a tall tale. Smallfoot is not what I expected from the Warner Animation Group, the people behind 2016’s zany Storks, their latest, a computer-animated Disney-esque musical, one… Continue reading

Christopher Robin (2018)

Christopher Robin (2018) Sooner or later, your past catches up to you. Towards the end of last year, 20th Century Fox released Goodbye Christopher Robin, a heart-breaking film that looked at the behind-the-scenes… Continue reading

The Predator (2018)

The Predator (2018) The Hunt has Evolved You’d be forgiven for thinking that The Predator’s title alludes to convicted sex offender Steven Wilder Striegel, whose one scene — as a jogger hitting on… Continue reading