Film Reviews, Latest, Netflix, Western

REVIEW: News of the World (2020)

Though it’s nowhere near as popular as it used to be, the Western genre is typically responsible for at least one great film per year, give or take. In 2019, that film came in the form of Jennifer Kent’s harrowing but essential The Nightingale; in…

Action & Adventure, Apple TV+, Drama, Film Reviews, Period, War

REVIEW: Greyhound (2020)

Debuting exclusively on Apple TV+ following a remarkable $70 million deal, Greyhound marks the return of Tom Hanks’ to a World War II setting, following Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan and Bridge of Spies. Based on CS Forester’s 1955 fictional war novel “The Good Shepherd”, the film shines a light…

Animation, Film Reviews, Films, Latest

REVIEW: Toy Story 4 (2019)

“I was made to help a child… I don’t remember it being this hard.” When I was a kid, I would sit on my grandmother’s couch for hours on end while a VHS copy of Toy Story played on the TV. When the tape ended,…

Film Reviews

JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: The Polar Express (2004)

This 2004 American computer-animated Christmas fantasy is written, produced, and directed by Robert Zemeckis. It features the vocal and motion-capture performances of Tom Hanks, Daryl Sabara, Eddie Deezen, Nona Gaye, Tinashe, Peter Scolari and Jimmy Bennett. In the late 1950s, on Christmas Eve, a sceptical…

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The Gang Are Back In The First Teaser For ‘Toy Story 4’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDXYRzerjzU&w=560&h=315] “Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called “Forky” to her room, a road trip adventure…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: The Post (2018)

For every ‘Ready Player One’, you have ‘The Post’. Director Steven Spielberg next two directorial efforts into 2018 following 2016’s ‘BFG’ include a political thriller and science-fiction fantasy. Both rely on source material, but one will include generous CGI, dazzling action and a pulse-pounding soundtrack…