Category Archive: Film Reviews

In Time (2011)

In Time (2011) Live forever or die trying. What a difference a few years make. Is it the world that’s changed, or is it me? Certainly, In Time, Andrew Niccol’s goofy, sincere, sci-fi… Continue reading

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) One King To Rule Them All If there’s one thing that makes Godzilla: King of the Monsters worth anyone’s time, it’s the fact that we get to… Continue reading

The Perfection (2018)

The Perfection (2018) It’s Time to Face the Music Exploring territory previously mapped by the likes of Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan (a much better film) and Dan Gilroy’s Velvet Buzzsaw (a marginally worse… Continue reading

Rocketman (2019)

Rocketman (2019) Based on a True Fantasy. It’s easy to draw comparisons between the Elton John biopic, Rocketman (titled after his 1972 smash), and last year’s foot-stomping Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), which took home… Continue reading

Brightburn (2019)

Brightburn (2019) Evil Has Found Its Superhero. ‘What if Superman was evil’ isn’t just the elevator pitch for this lo-fi horror movie, it’s the whole megillah. The Gunn family (Guardians of the Galaxy’s… Continue reading

Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019) Choose wisely. Unless you’ve been trapped inside the Cave of Wonders for the past couple of decades, you’ll know that this latest Aladdin reimagining is a live-action remake of Walt Disney’s… Continue reading

The Bad Batch (2016)

The Bad Batch (2016) Perhaps file this one under ‘apocalyptic arthouse.’ Having made a hell of a splash in arthouse circles with her Iranian feminist vampire flick, A Girl Walks Home Alone At… Continue reading

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) If you want peace, prepare for war. The Latin word parabellum, which translates to ‘prepare for war,’ couldn’t be a more fitting subtitle for this latest… Continue reading

Assassination Nation (2018)

Assassination Nation (2018) You asked for it, America. Centuries after the famous hangings of the 1690s, a brand-new witch-hunt is brewing in Salem. This time, however, the target is the ruthless hacker who… Continue reading

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018)

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018) A few years ago while at the Cannes Film Festival, French producer-screenwriter Luc Bossi was so intrigued and inspired by a novel that he decided to… Continue reading