The Joker is the most iconic comic book villain of all time. The character happens to be my favourite fictional character as well. When news broke of a film being developed that would be centred solely around him, many were skeptical including myself. Todd Phillips is mainly known for his comedies (The Hangover Trilogy, Due … Continue reading Joker – Movie Review – A phenomenal character study.
I remember in 2017 when the credits began rolling on IT, and the words "The end of Chapter One" appeared on screen. I felt a sudden burst of excitement because up until that point, there was no real knowledge of Warner Bros. plans to adapt the other half of the book. I do remember walking … Continue reading IT: Chapter Two – Movie Review – An epically ambitious horror climax.
Crawl follows Hayley (Kaya Scodelario) who whilst attempting to save her father (Barry Pepper) from a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooded house and must fight for her life against a group of Alligators. - Now I love a good creature feature. When done right they can be an extremely entertaining experience, … Continue reading Crawl – Movie Review – An intense creature feature.
Based on a popular novel, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark follows a group of teens who uncover a mysterious book, that begins to threaten their lives by conjuring up monsters that will consume them. - I've never read the novel this film adapted from. In fact I don't think many people in the … Continue reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Movie Review – A bland film to watch in the dark.
Good Boys follows three seventh grade boys as they ditch school and embark on a wild journey, all whilst they try and prepare for a long awaited party. - This film (the latest comedy from producer Seth Rogen) starts off in a rather amusing way that had me chuckling every few minutes or so. Most … Continue reading Good Boys – Movie Review – Superbad lite, with added mediocrity.
The Fast & Furious franchise has been one of my favourite franchises ever since 2 Fast 2 Furious was released back in 2003. It's evolved very much since then, shifting it's heavy focus on street racing to outright action and spectacle. This new instalment is the next evolution of these films, because it's the first … Continue reading Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw – Movie Review – Non Stop Action & Laughs.
Disney continue their streak of live action remakes, this time with an all visual effects reimagining of The Lion King, which happens to be my favourite animated film of all time. A film that affects me deeply on an emotional level, and can make tears fall from my eyes on cue. - I'm going to … Continue reading The Lion King – Movie Review – A visually breathtaking remake.