Category Archive: Film Reviews

Witching and Bitching (2013)

Witching and Bitching (2013) High-profile Spanish director Álex de la Iglesia has built a bit of a reputation for himself with his grotesque, amped-up visions and darkly comedic storytelling — complete with socio-political… Continue reading

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) In 2010, How to Train Your Dragon became one of DreamWorks Animation’s biggest moneymakers — raking in almost $500 million worldwide, only falling slightly short of… Continue reading

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Live. Die. Repeat. Beginning pre-production with Edge of Tomorrow on July 20, 2012, less than a week after wrapping up photography on Oblivion (2013), Tom Cruise stars in this… Continue reading

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

The Fault in Our Stars (2014) One sick love story. Based on the number one New York Times best-seller by author John Green — who shot to fame after the launch of his… Continue reading

Dhoom (2004)

Dhoom (2004) Get off the road! Following a six-year lull, Dhoom — meaning noise or uproar — is Yash Raj Films’ first action flick since 1988’s Vijay; the picture engagingly fuses Hollywood’s popular… Continue reading

Maleficent (2014)

Maleficent (2014) Don’t believe the fairy tale There’s no denying it, the medium of traditional hand-drawn animation isn’t as attractive to the masses at it once was and still ought to be. With… Continue reading

Dark Shadows (2012)

Dark Shadows (2012) Every Family Has Its Demons Remember when the pairing of director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp would immediately add up to critical and box office success, where titles such… Continue reading

Godzilla (2014)

Godzilla (2014) A king’s arrival is never silent After Roland Emmerich’s 1998 rebirth of Godzilla, which was slammed by critics and much of the general public, with fans blaming Emmerich for single handily… Continue reading

The Babadook (2014)

The Babadook (2014) If it’s in a word. Or if it’s in a look. You can’t get rid of … The Babadook. Australia is no stranger when it comes to horror films, particularly… Continue reading

Hell Baby (2013)

Hell Baby (2013) The Devil got a baby mama. Billed as another horror-comedy in the vein of the Scary Movie series, the Hell Baby campaign didn’t initially encourage me to seek the title… Continue reading