To give you some quick context for this review, M. Night Shyamalan's 2000 film Unbreakable sits up among my favourites of all time. I consider it to be a masterful film that deconstructs the fundamentals of comic book story telling, and takes an insightful look into the relationship between the hero and the villain, within the confines … Continue reading Glass – Movie Review – A poetic and highly rewarding conclusion.
Based on true events, The Upside follows Phillip Lacasse (Bryan Cranston) a wealthy quadriplegic who hires an unemployed former criminal, Dell Scott (Kevin Hart) to assist him with his day to day life. - For those who are unaware this is an American remake of the 2011 French film The Intouchables, and just for the record I have … Continue reading The Upside – Movie Review – Heartwarmingly funny.
The Favourite is set in 18th century England and follows a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) as she occupies the throne, whilst her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant named Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm begins to create a battle of wits between herself and Lady … Continue reading The Favourite – Movie Review – An idiosyncratic period drama.
In my eyes 2018 has been a fantastic year for film. There's been a wide range of exceptionally good films spanning across multiple genres. I throughly enjoyed so many films this year that I've decided to extended my list of favourites, from the usual top ten to a top twenty. As always there were a … Continue reading My 20 Favourite Films of 2018.
August 2011 saw the arrival of Miles Morales in the comic world. A new (more culturally diverse) character to take up the mantle as Spider-Man. Ever since his introduction into the comics I have always wondered if we would one day see him on the big screen. With Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, his time to … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Movie Review – An eye popping visual feast.
2015's Creed is my favourite sports film of all time. It's a film that impressed me with it's solid direction and emotional drama, but above all else it inspired me strongly in a number of different ways. I have been anticipating the sequel ever since it was announced and with a new Director at the … Continue reading Creed II – Movie Review – An emotionally rich sequel.
Dario Argento's Suspiria is among the top tier of my most favoured horror films of all time. I consider it a classic, so naturally I was cautious when I heard it would be receiving a remake. My lack of faith was put at ease when I saw the fantastic cast that were assembled to star … Continue reading Suspiria – Movie Review – A classic reincarnated.