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

Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Remember Pokémon GO!, the augmented reality mobile app that took the world by storm in the latter part of 2016, which saw millions of users (across the globe) travel… Continue reading

Long Shot (2019)

Long Shot (2019) Feel Something Different The schlubby dude/ hot girl dynamic has been explored countless times in cinema and sitcoms. Hell, Seth Rogen, who stars here as leftie-journo-turned-political-speechwriter Fred Flarsky, pretty much… Continue reading

The Hustle (2019)

The Hustle (2019) They’re giving dirty rotten men a run for their money. Josephine Chesterfield (Anne Hathaway), a classy con artist with an affinity for the high life, is making her way back… Continue reading