Little Women review – Greta Gerwig’s Perfect Tale of Delight

Contrasting completely to the term in the title of the film, Greta Gerwig's second feature is an immense achievement. Little Women is bustling with joy, passion, warmth and tenderness. This retelling is of the umpteenth time that the classic novel has been adapted into film, however, revived into a coming-of-age film of a beguiling quality.…

‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 6 Review – A Perfect Balance Between Action and Character

Once again, Rick Famuyiwa (Dope) has treated us to a masterful adventure in the far reaches of the Star Wars galaxy. With the Mandalorian joining some old not so friendly comrades, this episode does not fail to excite and entertain. Sprinkled throughout the engaging narrative of a prison break are countless references to places and…

Jumanji: The Next Level review – Very Funny Mediocrity

The latter half of 2017 welcomed a complete surprise, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. It was a wonderfully hilarious romp that went on to storm the box office. To many people's surprise, it was a massive success financially and critically. After a two year gap, we are invited back into the jungle with Jumanji: The…

‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 5 Review – New Faces on a Familiar Planet

The last episode of The Mandalorian solidified the series’ first season trajectory: a loose overarching plot of a Mando (Pedro Pascal) trying to protect a mysterious force-sensitive child (dubbed “Baby Yoda” by the fans) on the run, with a few standalone episodes along the way. Chapter 4, Sanctuary, very much felt like a self-contained story, but one…

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 3 is Amazing but Could use a Little Controversy – Spoiler Free Review

To bring things up to pace: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel follows Miriam "Midge" Maisel as she tries to become a successful stand-up comic in the early 1960s. Struggling with societal, cultural, social pressures, and stigmas- she uses her positively independent nature to fight back and climb her way to the top. In the second season,…

‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 4 Review – A Nuanced Serve From Director Bryce Dallas Howard

It comes with great pleasure to say that The Mandalorian has been anything but stale so far. Each week has delivered new surprises that have only hooked viewers' investment deeper. Last week's episode, The Sin, was action-packed and gratifying on different levels. The show puts much-needed pressure on the brakes with Chapter 4, subtitled Sanctuary. Everyone…

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot review – Kevin Smith’s Splendid Journey of Extreme Hilarity

Kevin Smith returns to the View Askewniverse and his beloved characters, Jay and Silent Bob, in this self-knowing comedy of ridiculous power. Jay and Silent Bob Reboot had me thinking I was about to die, that is how hilarious and pitch-perfect Smith’s film is. Completely ridiculous, raunchy, outlandish and silly, it is the perfect stoner…

The Nightingale review – A Revenge Tale Masterpiece of Grief and Anguish

An unforgiving grief stricken revenge tale of mythic properties. Jennifer Kent’s second feature is a unforgettable triumph, confined to Academy ratio, we are launched into a world of staggering horror and atrocities of devilish qualities. A historic gothic that defines Kent as a director at the height of her masterful powers, an ongoing sense of…

‘Frozen II’ Review – Bold, Bloated, and Beautiful

Proper theatrical sequels to Disney animated films are a very rare thing. Not counting Pixar, the only animated sequels that Disney has given a wide release are The Rescuers Down Under, Return to Never Land, The Jungle Book 2, and Ralph Breaks the Internet. Frozen II is the fifth one to be added to this exclusive…

‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 3 Review- This is Most Definitely the Way

The Mandalorian has delivered another stellar episode, further exhibiting the power television can deliver in roughly 30 minutes. The majority of discourse surrounding Chapter 3, simply subtitled The Sin, will rightfully revolve around its director. With this episode, Deborah Chow (Mr. Robot, Jessica Jones) became the first woman to ever direct live-action Star Wars content. It…