Category Archive: Film Reviews

Truth or Dare (2018)

Truth or Dare (2018) The Truth Will Set Them Free. Based on the adolescent party game Truth or Dare, Blumhouse’s latest is probably their weakest outing to date. If you’ve never heard of… Continue reading

Love, Simon (2018)

Love, Simon (2018) He’s done keeping his story straight. If you’ve ever ventured into the landscape of queer cinema, you’ll be familiar with its crushing themes of self-hatred, i.e. Head On (1998), suppression,… Continue reading

Rampage (2018)

Rampage (2018) Big Meets Bigger I’m certain that those who grew up in the 1980s/90s (like myself) will remember the ’86 Midway arcade game Rampage, which saw up to three players control three… Continue reading

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Be a warrior I don’t know about you, but the thought of seeing Oprah Winfrey as a giant God-like entity (with loud, garish eyebrows) doesn’t exactly entice me… Continue reading

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place (2018) If they can hear you, they can hunt you. Sleek, suspenseful and extremely well made, John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place does a lot with very little, the flick pretty… Continue reading

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) Rise up. I must admit, I was a wee bit startled upon learning that the science-fiction action-adventure Pacific Rim — directed by the now Oscar-winning auteur Guillermo del Toro… Continue reading

Peter Rabbit (2018)

Peter Rabbit (2018) Rascal. Rebel. Rabbit. In a quaint English countryside, old man McGregor (Sam Neill) collapses over his beloved vegetable garden from a long history of poor eating. As the ambulance takes… Continue reading

Ready Player One (2018)

Ready Player One (2018) A better reality awaits. There’s a difference between reading Ernest Cline’s bestselling novel, Ready Player One, and seeing it up on the largest screen possible, as its non-stop barrage… Continue reading

Blockers (2018)

Blockers (2018) Teens Out to Have Fun. Parents Out to Stop It. You never forget your first time, that ‘glorious’ rite of passage in Western society — well, that’s what they say anyway.… Continue reading

Tomb Raider (2018)

Tomb Raider (2018) Her legend begins. Geez! It’s hard to believe that it’s been fifteen years since The Cradle of Life (2003) crawled into multiplexes, the film a sequel to 2001’s Lara Croft:… Continue reading