Tag Archive: Travis Johnson

Under the Silver Lake (2018)

Under the Silver Lake (2018) What are they hiding? Following on from his acclaimed allegorical horror film It Follows (2014), writer and director David Robert Mitchell leaves it all out on the field… Continue reading

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 (2019) On The Road Of Life, There Are Old Friends, New Friends, And Stories That Change You. Almost a decade after Toy Story 3 (2010) put a pretty definitive cap… 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

In Time (2011)

In Time (2011) Live forever or die trying. What a difference a few years make. Is it the world that’s changed, or is it me? Certainly, In Time, Andrew Niccol’s goofy, sincere, sci-fi… Continue reading

The Perfection (2018)

The Perfection (2018) It’s Time to Face the Music Exploring territory previously mapped by the likes of Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan (a much better film) and Dan Gilroy’s Velvet Buzzsaw (a marginally worse… 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

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

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

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 Aftermath (2019)

The Aftermath (2019) A lot of interesting ideas get lightly touched on in The Aftermath, director James Kent’s romantic drama adapted from Rhidian Brook’s 2013 novel of the same name. It is, after… Continue reading