Tag Archive: Nicholas Hoult

X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019) A Phoenix will rise. The X-Men will fall. And fall hard, they have. In this tragic swansong to Fox’s X-Men saga that began in 2000, and helped cultivate newfound… Continue reading

Tolkien (2019)

Tolkien (2019) A Life of Love, Courage, and Fellowship The mythographer of Middle Earth is himself mythologized in this handsome, romantic biographical drama. Although using the muddy and bloody trenches of World War… Continue reading

The Favorite (2018)

The Favorite (2018) In retrospect, the byzantine social milieu of the early 18th-century court of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) is a good fit for the stylistic peccadilloes of Greek provocateur Yorgos Lanthimos. Much… Continue reading

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Prepare for the Apocalypse. The X-Men films have had their fair share of ups and downs. From Matthew Vaughn’s terrific X-Men: First Class (2011) — which kinda worked as an… Continue reading

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) What a lovely day. Back in 1979, director George Miller introduced the world to ‘mad’ Max Rockatansky in the film Mad Max, an independent Aussie flick that catapulted… Continue reading