Robin Hood (2018) continues the long tradition of blockbuster remakes with millennial-aimed takes that also lead into potential franchise origins. It also continues the tradition of that absolutely falling on its arse.Read More
Bad Times at El Royale is Drew Goddard once again being a brilliant writer/director. Amongst other things he made the meta-horror-comedy Cabin in the Woods which I pleasantly enjoy, and now he’s brought us what is essentially Four Rooms if it were consistently good, and with even more Tarantino/Rodriguez feels.
An ensemble piece that keeps you constantly tense, Bad Times could stand to be a little better paced, but goddamn does it grab you.Read More
Halloween (1978) is another classic I’ve recently retread, and while you can probably guess the ending of this review, let’s talk about getting there.Read More
The House Bunny as you can probably tell is not a flick that is sought after to view, but as it’s one of those films you can just throw on while streaming, it can still get the review treatment.Read More
Johnny English Strikes Back is inexplicably the third movie of a trilogy I genuinely only just remembered the second’s name of. And one I never saw. Therefore, this was an interesting watch.Read More
Jurassic Park doesn’t really need much reviewing by this point, but I saw it at the Royal Albert Hall in London recently with live orchestral accompaniment and fell in love with it all over again.
One of Spielberg’s finest, Jurassic Park has all the hallmarks of the filmmaker who made Jaws and grew even more in their expertise by the time he retread ground with dinosaurs.Read More
Oh dear. It’s not a great sign whenever you make a comedy-meets-another-genre when the other genre dominates in being more successful and the comedy isn’t successful in the slightest.
The Spy Who Dumped Me is an example of that.Read More