Category Archive: Film Reviews

Tag (2018)

Tag (2018) Based on a True Story. We’re Not Kidding. Whether you know it as tiggy, chasey or tag, chances are you’ve played it. Yes, I’m talking about that playground game that involves… Continue reading

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

The Legend of Tarzan (2016) Human. Nature. Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and whose first adventure was published in 1912, there have been countless adaptations of the classic Tarzan story — the most… Continue reading

Holiday (2018)

Holiday (2018) The most confronting scene in Isabella Eklöf’s arty, elusive meditation on power, avarice and empty consumerism is an extended, brutally confronting rape scene which sits in stark contrast with the bright,… Continue reading

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Isle of Dogs (2018) Almost a decade ago, writer-director auteur Wes Anderson produced Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), which quickly nuzzled its way into my heart as one of the finest animated films of… Continue reading

Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2 (2018) It’s been too long, dahlings. After an incredibly long 14-year interval, Disney-Pixar’s super-family are back, right where we left ‘em — and we finally learn the fate of the nefarious… Continue reading

Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Ocean’s 8 (2018) Every Con Has Its Pros Admittedly, I’m not really big on heist flicks. I enjoyed Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven (2001) just fine, namely because, back then, it was the auteur’s… Continue reading

Hereditary (2018)

Hereditary (2018) Every family tree hides a secret. The first thing you should know about Hereditary is that it’s not the greatest horror film of all time, and it’s certainly not this generation’s… Continue reading

Gringo (2018)

Gringo (2018) An American Corporation, The Mexican Cartel, Chances Are This Won’t End Well. Having gone from Ewan McGregor’s stunt double in the Star Wars prequels to a fully-fledged movie director, Gringo marks… Continue reading

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) Sure, its title might be a bit of a mouthful, but this snug, Sunday-evening drama is very easy to digest. Part detective tale, part… Continue reading

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) It’s unfortunate that production strife has become somewhat of a staple of Disney’s Star Wars revival — well, at least of its offshoot features. The trailers for… Continue reading