Toy Story 4 review – An Impeccable Tale of Heart-Wrench and Hilarity

Although not born at the releases of the first two, Toy Story holds such a nostalgic place to me and many of the children of the early 2000's. The fourth installment comes nine years after the excellence that was Toy Story 3, it delivers a worthy entry just as great as the others. Like the … Continue reading Toy Story 4 review – An Impeccable Tale of Heart-Wrench and Hilarity

Mad Hatter & Two-Face Set To Appear In ‘The Batman’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’ is beginning to pick up steam quickly for its June 25th, 2021 release date with Robert Pattinson recently being cast as Batman for the film following Ben Affleck’s departure from the role. Now that Matt Reeves has his hero, his next job is to grab his villains and it seems that … Continue reading Mad Hatter & Two-Face Set To Appear In ‘The Batman’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The Flamboyant Flair of Rocketman Sets a New Bar for Music Biopics

I’m not sure where the current surge of baby boomer music movies came from, but it looks like it’s here for a little while longer. After the rocking songs of Queen took music biopics to new heights at the box office last year, Hollywood has its eyes set on The Beatles and Bruce Springsteen-influenced movies … Continue reading The Flamboyant Flair of Rocketman Sets a New Bar for Music Biopics

Besides a Nefarious Octavia Spencer Performance, Ma Is a Bit of a Mess

The second you give me a horror film starring Octavia Spencer as the villain, I’m there. Ma, a new thriller from the director of The Help and The Girl on a Train, held the promise of that, but aside from a devilishly fun performance from Spencer in the titular role, it doesn’t offer much else. It … Continue reading Besides a Nefarious Octavia Spencer Performance, Ma Is a Bit of a Mess

Brightburn is More of a Fizzle

What if Superman, an alien who crash landed on a small farm in Kansas and was raised by the couple that lived there, turned out not to be a hero and a savior, but pure evil? What if, instead of using his incredible powers for good, he used them to cause pain and misery? What … Continue reading Brightburn is More of a Fizzle

Aladdin review – Naomi Scott Soars in This Staggeringly Wondrous Musical

Aladdin is a staggeringly energetic musical, that is ravishingly extravagant and full of life. Adapted from the 1992 Disney classic, this twist takes new steps forward - including an enchanting new song for Jasmine. Naomi Scott is a powerhouse presence from scene to scene and people critising Will Smith before watching will be eating their … Continue reading Aladdin review – Naomi Scott Soars in This Staggeringly Wondrous Musical

High Life review – An Intoxicatingly Beautiful Space Odyssey

Claire Denis's odyssey High Life is an intoxicatingly beautiful and sensual experience of intimacy. Set in the far future, we are presented with a non-linear narrative that unfolds the horrors and beauties of life in space. Taking place in a pressurised spacecraft, Denis tackles the the question of what it means to be human. Relations … Continue reading High Life review – An Intoxicatingly Beautiful Space Odyssey

The Tragedy of Steve Rogers

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are at this post-Endgame point where they are at their third, fourth, or even fifth screenings, analyzing every detail and every line. This is not unexpected, of course—after all, Avengers: Endgame is a once-in-a-generation movie event that took 11 years and 22 films to make. It takes up a … Continue reading The Tragedy of Steve Rogers

The Wandering Earth – The Biggest Movie You’ve Never Heard Of

At the same time that Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame have been dominating the box office, China came out with a mega-blockbuster of their own. Now the third-grossing movie of the year as well as China’s second biggest movie of all time, The Wandering Earth is the country’s first full-scale science fiction epic. Part interstellar spectacular, part disaster … Continue reading The Wandering Earth – The Biggest Movie You’ve Never Heard Of

Booksmart review – Howlingly Hilarious, Wild and Gives Many F’s!

Booksmart is an absolute blast that WILL make you howl with laughter. It's one of the best coming-of-age films I've ever seen, just like 2017's Lady Bird is (which happened to have Beanie Feldstein in it). Both films are coming-of-age stories directed by ace first time actors-turned-directors, Booksmart holds the beautiful direction of Olivia Wilde … Continue reading Booksmart review – Howlingly Hilarious, Wild and Gives Many F’s!