Serenity – The First Bonkers Film of the Year

It’s difficult to really know what to say about Serenity, but for the record, it’s certainly one of the boldest movies I’ve seen in awhile. It pulls an insane kind of bait-and-switch halfway through, and it’s a move that will excite some and completely repel others. What exactly does that mean? What exactly is it?…

Why Disney Should Make The ‘It’s A Small World’ Film.

We are pushing head first into the 2019 movie season, with Disney bringing it’s huge heavy hitters to play this year. The company is set to release the following films in 2019: ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Dumbo’, ‘Penguins’, ‘Avengers: Endgame’, ‘Aladdin’, ‘Toy Story 4’, The Lion King’, ‘Artemis Fowl’, ‘Frozen 2’ and ‘Star Wars Episode IX’ which…

The Kid Who Would Be King – A New Family Classic

We’re in a sort of renaissance of children / family movies lately. Animation has been reigning in that department for several years now, but recently, with the exception of last December’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, it seems to be taking a backseat to genuinely engaging live-action, kid-friendly films. 2019 looks to be continuing this trend,…

Destroyer review – Nicole Kidman shines in a Scorched Crime Thriller

Karyn Kusama’s crime thriller is a darkened study that dabbles in film noir. Set in Los Angeles this film intellectually crafts the break down of an undercover cop dealing with family troubles, armed robberies and murder cases. Nicole Kidman is Erin Bell, a damaged worn-down detective. Stalked with tragedy she now drinks, stumbles and rubs…

Ben’s BEST Scenes of 2018 in Film

I have chosen a total of 20 scenes looking back and going through the films I watched. Every single one of these scenes were clear standouts and truly effected me in one way or another. I have ranked the 20 scenes but it must be stressed the ranking is purely for the article and I…

Vice review – Christian Bale is Formidably Puissant in This Hysterical Drama

Dick Cheney, the vicious and sly former US vice-president is brought to life in a raw and hysterical way from Adam McKay. Cheney sees what others could not, including the easy manipulation of George W. Bush whispering radical ideas in a calculated-villain-like-way. The rawness of the film routes from Bale’s impeccably scary impersonation of the…