“Blade Runner 2049” Review: How to Continue a Classic

Reminder: If you have not seen "Blade Runner" (1982), preferably The Final Cut, stop reading at this moment and watch it. I'll wait.   Still here? Alright, let's begin. This is spoiler free, I promise. Los Angeles, 2049, a mega city suffering from overpopulation, ecological upheaval, and an ever increasing reliance on technology finds itself … Continue reading “Blade Runner 2049” Review: How to Continue a Classic

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE REVIEW: FUN, BUT NOT EXACTLY GREAT SEQUEL

Guest review by: Callum The Critic You can check his film blog here Okay, I will admit this right now: while I don’t hate the film “Kingsman: The Secret Service”, it is not exactly a film I rate as highly as everyone else does. Don’t get me wrong, it is a perfectly watchable and entertaining action … Continue reading KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE REVIEW: FUN, BUT NOT EXACTLY GREAT SEQUEL

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 REVIEW: GROOVY AS EVER, MARVEL

Guest review by: Callum The Critic Check out his film blog here What can I say about this? Well, let’s get one thing out of the way and that is my thoughts on the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” film. Talk about a very odd relationship as far as any of the Marvel films go, when … Continue reading GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 REVIEW: GROOVY AS EVER, MARVEL

Logan review: A Future Classic

Guest review by: Callum The Critic Check out his film review blog here I think the first step of making a truly excellent piece of cinema is attitude. If you go down a checklist of the technical things that are considered necessary for good filmmaking and good storytelling, following modern conventions of cinematography, lighting, acting and … Continue reading Logan review: A Future Classic

REVIEW ‘Kong: Skull Island’

"Ancient species owned this earth long before we did,” warns scientist Bill Randa (John Goodman), in Kong: Skull Island, first King Kong film since Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake. 1973 sees the end of the Vietnam War, and also the year when humanity discovers prehistoric creatures and a big ass monkey. A group of scientists, led by … Continue reading REVIEW ‘Kong: Skull Island’

Doctor Strange Mystifies

"Might I offer you some advice? Forget everything that you know," quotes secondary protagonist Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Doctor Strange. Fourteen movies in, the ever expanding MCU needs refreshment after the large scale superhero clash in the previous Captain America: Civil War. I had some degree of trepidation walking into this … Continue reading Doctor Strange Mystifies