Tag Archive: Great

Hellboy (2019)

Hellboy (2019) Demons Have Demons Too. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that I was hugely disappointed when a Hellboy reboot was announced; not because I dislike the character or comic, on… Continue reading

The Hole in the Ground (2019)

The Hole in the Ground (2019) Fleeing from the city and an abusive husband, Sarah O’Neill (Seána Kerslake) and her young son, Chris (James Quinn Markey), make a new home for themselves in… Continue reading

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019) Sometimes Dead Is Better The specter of mortality hangs over Stephen King’s Pet Sematary more than most other horror texts. In whatever form it takes — 1983 novel, 1989 film… Continue reading

Five Feet Apart (2019)

Five Feet Apart (2019) When Life Keeps You Apart, Fight For Every Inch. There’s been a bit of an explosion of terminal romance films of late — from the time-honored American classic Love… Continue reading

Hotel Mumbai (2018)

Hotel Mumbai (2018) The gripping true story of the attack on the Taj Hotel There’s something about a harrowing ‘true story’ that sells. Over the past fifteen or so years, namely after the… Continue reading

Mimic (1997)

Mimic (1997) A New Species Has Evolved. Whatever They Become, The Destroy. Yesterday, They Became Human. Following on from the festival and arthouse circuit success of his 1994 debut feature, Cronos, Mexican genre… Continue reading

Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Death makes a killer comeback. Now in its second installment, it’s a mystery why 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club’ — with the lyrics ‘Go, shawty, it’s your birthday,… Continue reading

The Front Runner (2018)

The Front Runner (2018) The Week America Went Tabloid On the surface, The Front Runner is about the undoing of Democratic Presidential candidate Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman), whose sure-to-win 1988 run at the… Continue reading

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) All art is dangerous. Surely somebody must have floated the title Art Attack at some point in the development process but, sadly, if they did it didn’t get far, and… Continue reading

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel (2019) An Angel Falls. A Warrior Rises. Being a huge anime buff, chances were I was always going to flip out over Alita: Battle Angel, the manga-inspired cyberpunk sci-fi extravaganza… Continue reading