Reviews

2.5

Bumblebee Review

As a course correct after five very successful Michael Bay directed Transformers films (making a gross figure of $1,449,356,365 at the box office), Travis Knight’s Bumblebee is a strange affair. It’s both a co...
3.5

The Road Movie Review

When the Lumiere brothers crafted Arrival of a Train in La Ciotat, they would never have envisaged that the format they worked with would be used to tell the story of Russia as captured via dash cam footage. A...
2

Aquaman Review

Look, it’s a fools errand to try explain where the DC movie universe is up to at the moment. Either, you’re up to speed with the frayed narrative threads or you’re like me and you decided it was easier to simp...
5

Vice Review

In nature documentaries, there are always two narratives working at once. You have the prey – a terrified gazelle fleeing across the Savannah, pulling every trick it knows in a bid to simply stay alive. Then, ...
3.5

Overlord Review

In 2004 Zack Snyder released his remake of Dawn of the Dead. It was a great film. One of the positives for me was that it was straight into it – not flinching for a moment after the first neck being torn apart...
2

The School Review

After 2 years of looking for a way to bring her young son David (Morrison Gammon) out of a coma, Dr. Amy Wintercraig (Megan Drury) finds herself pulled into an eerie underworld filled with ghosts, dead bodies ...
1

Mortal Engines Review

About ten minutes into Mortal Engines, I became convinced I would never find out what a mortal engine actually is. Is it the giant behemoth city that is London on wheels? Or maybe it’s the centipede like vehic...
4

Arctic Review

A man is stranded in the great white nothing of the Arctic. We meet him digging into the frozen ground, ploughing a legible SOS into the snow. His watch beeps, and he puts down his shovel and moves onto his ne...
4.5

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Review

Before sitting down to watch Can You Ever Forgive Me?, do yourself a favour and push everything you know about Melissa McCarthy out of your mind. Yes, she’s been sidelined into outlandish, over the top comedic...
2.5

Creed II Review

Creed II is a film of no consequence. Working as a sequel to not just one, but two films (Ryan Coogler’s continuation of the Rocky saga with Creed, and Rocky IV),this entry in the boxing saga feels devoid of p...