Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) A universe without boundaries needs heroes without limits. In a summer of lackluster, unimaginative blockbusters Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets comes… Continue reading

A Monster Calls (2016)

A Monster Calls (2016) Stories are wild creatures. Back in 2007, a thoughtfully spooky tale, The Orphanage, put Spaniard J.A. Bayona on the cinematic map. A film about creepy ghost kids, The Orphanage… Continue reading

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) For freedom. For family. For the planet. I wouldn’t be lying if I said that there’s more humanity in the first 20 minutes of this… Continue reading

Amagi Brilliant Park (2014)

Amagi Brilliant Park (2014) Look at the sky, it’s Magic Hour! Being the all-out anime aficionado that I am, I’ve encountered an array of weird and wonderful small-screen series; from the loopy gender… Continue reading

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017) When 400,000 men couldn’t get home, home came for them. Over the past twelve months we’ve seen two major motion pictures concerning the Allied evacuation at the beaches of Dunkirk, which… Continue reading

The Beguiled (2017)

The Beguiled (2017) Innocent, until betrayed. It can be argued that adding sex and violence to any form of literature will enliven it, these animalistic sensations some of our most tantalizing. It’s a… Continue reading

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby Driver (2017) All you need is one killer track. It’s a shame that, as an action junkie, the only way I can get my kicks these days is via a high concept… Continue reading

The House (2017)

The House (2017) If you can’t beat the house, be … The House is exactly what you’d expect from a Will Ferrell vehicle — it’s got a goofy premise, plenty of improv and… Continue reading

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Fifteen years ago, a ‘little’ superhero film reminded me why it was so cool to be a comic book nerd — that film was Spider-Man (2002). Helmed by a lesser-known… Continue reading

It Comes at Night (2017)

It Comes at Night (2017) Fear turns men into monsters. Before I begin, a warning — spoilers ahead. I feel it would be impossible to properly review It Comes at Night without revealing… Continue reading