Category Archive: Film Reviews

Home Again (2017)

Home Again (2017) Starting over is not for beginners. Although you’ve probably never heard of writer-director Hallie Meyers-Shyer, who’s making her feature film debut with Home Again, chances are you’ve probably seen one… Continue reading

The Mountain Between Us (2017)

The Mountain Between Us (2017) What if your life depended on a stranger? Nothing brings people together more than severe life-threatening circumstances. No, really, it’s true. So, why not make a movie about… Continue reading

Happy Death Day (2017)

Happy Death Day (2017) Get Up. Live Your Day. Get Killed. Again. A fun, campy, likable teen thriller, Happy Death Day mixes Wes Craven’s Scream (1996) with the time loop formula, the Jason… Continue reading

The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

The Only Living Boy in New York (2017) Sharing its name with a wistfully melancholic 1970 folk-rock song, written and performed by American pop duo Simon & Garfunkel, The Only Living Boy in… Continue reading

Final Portrait (2017)

Final Portrait (2017) The search for perfection never ends Gone are the days when a ‘biopic’ would have to cram a person’s entire life into one single feature. Instead of showing the whole… Continue reading

Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Battle of the Sexes (2017) He made a bet. She made history. Loosely based on the infamous 1973 ‘boys vs. girls’ tennis match between three-time Wimbledon winner Bobby Riggs and ladies champion Billie… Continue reading

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) 50% Hero. 100% Cotton. I’m not a big fan of DreamWorks Animation. There, I’ve said it. Look, there are definitely exceptions — i.e. Shrek (2001), How… Continue reading

The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017) Find Your Inner Piece When The LEGO Movie hit cinemas in 2014, it surprised both critics and audiences, the wonderfully animated flick offering humor, self-aware smarts and heart… Continue reading

The Emoji Movie (2017)

The Emoji Movie (2017) An adventure beyond words There’s a scene towards the start of Sony Pictures’ latest computer-animated codswallop, The Emoji Movie, that clunkily tries to affiliate text-message glyphs, known as emoticons,… Continue reading

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) A proper spy movie. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) was one of those left-field knock-your-socks-off hits that took the world by surprise. Based on the comic series The… Continue reading