Film Reviews

REVIEW: Dolittle (2020)

Just as everybody is recovering from the bizarre CGI human-feline hybrids seen in Cats, another talking-animal film is unleashed on the world. Stephen Gaghan’s Dolittle doesn’t mix its species together, but unfortunately, it is far from a palate cleanser. Dolittle begins like a fairy-tale. Opening…

Film Reviews, Films, Z - 2018

REVIEW: King Of Thieves (2018)

Geriatric Lock Stock. The Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Box Robbery (there’s a mouthful) is an absolutely incredible story, the kind of tale in today’s age you’d expect to have taken place back in the old days. But, it was in 2015 when a group of…

Comedy, Family, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Paddington 2 (2017)

The 2014 ‘Paddington’ film took everyone by surprise. Having had to recast the voice of Paddington himself when Colin Firth stepped away from the project, many of the already sceptical folk were worried that the end product might be a bit of a mess. However,…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Brooklyn (2015)

‘Brooklyn’ is a melodrama – a proper old fashioned melodrama, part of a drama sub-genre. The last proper melodrama that I saw was ‘Far from Heaven’ (2002), starring Julianne Moore, a visually stunning film with an overt nod to the master of melodrama himself –…