Tag Archive: Good

The Grinch (2018)

The Grinch (2018) It’s never too early to be annoyed by Christmas. The ninth fully animated 3D feature from Illumination Entertainment/ Universal Pictures, and their third Dr. Seuss adaptation — following 2008’s excellent… Continue reading

Mile 22 (2018)

Mile 22 (2018) Option 1: Diplomacy. Option 2: Military. Meet Option 3 After having collaborated in the Afghanistan war drama Lone Survivor (2013), the historical oil-rig disaster Deepwater Horizon (2016), and the excellent… Continue reading

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Let the mystery unfold. Throughout the ages there have been countless interpretations of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 short story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. From the… Continue reading

Thugs of Hindostan (2018)

Thugs of Hindostan (2018) India’s answer to Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean, Thugs of Hindostan is a Hindi-language swashbuckling pantomime that boasts all the bells and whistles of the Johnny Depp-starring pentalogy —… Continue reading

Maniac (2018)

Maniac (2018) Okay, Maniac takes a little explaining. Strap in. Two troubled people sign up for a secretive, experimental drug trial that promises to solve all their problems for good in three days… Continue reading

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) Halloween comes to life. When 2015’s Goosebumps scared up a storm, making a respectable $150 million off a $58 million budget (worldwide), a sequel was almost immediately announced… Continue reading

Christopher Robin (2018)

Christopher Robin (2018) Sooner or later, your past catches up to you. Towards the end of last year, 20th Century Fox released Goodbye Christopher Robin, a heart-breaking film that looked at the behind-the-scenes… Continue reading

The Darkest Minds (2018)

The Darkest Minds (2018) If you’re one of us, come find us. I was so not keen for The Darkest Minds, the latest big-screen adaptation of yet another popular YA sci-fi/ thriller novel,… Continue reading

The Meg (2018)

The Meg (2018) Chomp on this. Those wanting to see action star Jason Statham smack an enormous dinosaur shark square in the jaw might be mildly disappointed with The Meg, as the latest… Continue reading

The Equalizer 2 (2018)

The Equalizer 2 (2018) There Is No Equal It’s hard to understand what motivated director Antoine Fuqua and star Denzel Washington to return to The Equalizer, this second bone-crunching chapter standing as Washington’s… Continue reading