In the early months of 2016, a new comedy made its way on to our TV screens. Broadcast on Channel 4 with episodes to be screened on consecutive nights, it was bucking convention before it even began. That show was the gloriously original, dark and genre-defying Flowers. I will takes some time now to give […]Read More Watch them Bloom: A profile of Flowers.
Directed by: Ron Howard. Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Paul Bettany. Plot: On the planet Corellia, a young man dreams of leaving his dead-end home world with his lover and travelling the galaxy. Things don’t exactly work out as he would have planned. When Star […]Read More Punch it!: A Solo: A Star Wars Story review.
Directed by: Yolanda Ramke & Ben Howling. Starring: Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Caren Pistorius, Simone Landers, Susie Porter. Plot: The world has fallen to a cataclysmic virus that overtakes its host within 48hours. Surviving in the Austrian outback, a family must face the harsh realities of this new world to ensure the survival of their […]Read More Until the end of the world: A Cargo review.
Directed by: David Leitch. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julien Dennison, Zazie Beetz, Brianna Hildebrande, Jack Kesy, Stefan Kapičić, Leslie Uggams, Karan Soni, Rob Delaney. Plot: Wade ‘Deadpool’ Wilson has come to terms with his newfound abilities until tragedy strikes and he finds support in an unlikely team up. Deadpool was the runaway […]Read More Maximum Effort: A Deadpool 2 review.
In the pantheon of horror movie antagonists there is in my estimation a holy, or should that be unholy, trinity. There’s Freddy Kruger, Michael Myers and last but by no means least, Jason Voorhees, the machete wielding, hockey mask wearing, indestructible killing machine who brought the Friday the 13th series to prominence. It wasn’t always […]Read More A Killer Mum & A Killer Franchise: Looking back on Friday the 13th.
Directed by: Anthony & Joe Russo. Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Josh Brolin. Plot: The Avengers, spread in groups across […]Read More Their Darkest Hour: An Avengers: Infinity War review.
Directed by: Damien Leone. Starring: David Howard Thornton, Jenna Kanell, Catherine Corcoran. Plot: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way. I think it is a benchmark for any film of its kind to be regarded as a pure piece of genre cinema, […]Read More Circus of Horrors: A Terrifier review.