Biopic, Crime, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Molly’s Game (2018)

Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut boasts an excellent script that enables a stellar performance from Jessica Chastain. ‘Molly’s Game’ is a calculating, fast-paced film about the woman media outlets dubbed, “The Poker Princess,” Molly Bloom. A former Olympic level prospect, Bloom endured a devastating ski fall…

Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Dark Tower (2017)

“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” The brilliance of horror alum Stephen King, who must be close to finishing his fortress of dollar bills and near to retiring to Mid-World, has reigned king over his niche genre for years,…

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Fresh New ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Trailer From SDCC

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue80QwXMRHg&w=560&h=315] When Taika Waititi was announced as the director for the third ‘Thor’ film,  I knew we’d be getting something special. Ever since then I’ve had high hopes that this third instalment of the God of Thunder’s solo outings would bring something new to…

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REVIEW: Bastille Day (2016)

I’ll be honest, I was sold on this film by watching a trailer dubbed in German. All I needed to know was that Idris Elba was playing the lead in an action movie and I was ready to see this film. I didn’t expect it…

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REVIEW: The Jungle Book (2016)

The concept of Disney’s live-action remakes is proving to be quite divisive amongst fans and critics. For some, the animated classics should be left as they are, whilst others want to see their favourite cartoons made all the more spectacular with the wonderful new technologies…

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REVIEW: Zootropolis (2016)

Hello kids (and kids at heart)! Strap on your seatbelts and keep your hands inside the vehicle at all times as you take the ride hereby known as ‘Zootropolis’. Boy oh boy, what a brilliantly surprising film this is. I went to see it simply…

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REVIEW: Beasts Of No Nation (2015)

A lot was expected of ‘Beasts Of No Nation’, partly due to the nature of its release – a film mainly distributed via Netflix – and partly because of the hype surrounding breakthrough director Cary Joji Fukunaga. His projects thus far have demonstrated great versatility,…

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REVIEW: Prometheus (2012)

‘Alien’ is one of the most enjoyed and successful sci-fi franchises of all time, so it was inevitable that there was going to be further installments to the universe at some point. Whilst ‘Prometheus’ is not officially listed as part of the famous Xenomorph series…

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Idris Elba To Play Star Trek Villain

At the end of last week, the Trekkie rumour mill went into overdrive as word spread that Idris Elba was being lined up to play the villain in next year’s third instalment of the Star Trek franchise. As fans got excited by this news, the…