by Ian Morton War Machine promises a lot but struggles to find its footing both tonally and within its central plot. General Glen McMahon is a decorated war hero, enlisted to end the war in Afghanistan after a gruelling 8 years of war. Taking over from previous efforts, the plot follows the general as he attempts… Continue reading War Machine Review
By Ian Crow Slow motion running, tight red swimming suits, Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff. 90’s America became obsessed with the hit TV show based around a lifeguard group in LA. Soon that obsession spread worldwide and it became one of the most iconic TV shows around. Very much in its time, Baywatch is a… Continue reading Baywatch (2017) Review
By Ian Crow Following the initial mixed reception for Prometheus, the Alien franchise continues with Alien: Covenant. I feel like I’m in the minority by stating that I really enjoyed Prometheus. I enjoyed the exploration of the mythology of the Xenomorphs and Ridley Scott’s interpretation of how humans were created. Prometheus was harshly criticized for… Continue reading Alien: Covenant Review
By Ian Morton King Arthur certainly has some of the signature moments a Guy Ritchie films offers, but an unfortunate lack of meaningful narrative won’t rank this high on the directors list. Embellishing on the folklore, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword tells the story of the titles namesake on his quest to become King of… Continue reading King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Review
By Ian Crow 2014 was the year that was going to define the future of Marvel studios. Their first new story of characters to be introduced to the big screen was going to be tricky. Moving away from the conventional and typical Marvel superheroes like Iron Man and Captain America, this was Marvel first big… Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Review
By Ian Morton Just over 2 hours of your life you will never get back! Adam Sandler stars as down and out talent agent Sandler Wexler as he represents some of the more eccentric acts in 80’s/90’s Hollywood. After discovering a talented singer at his local theme park (Jennifer Hudson), Wexler not only finds his latest… Continue reading Sandy Wexler Review – Netflix Exclusive!
By Ian Crow The family are back for the eighth instalment in the Fast and Furious series. Saying that there are eight Fast and Furious movies is an incredible thing to say…right? I don’t know if that’s a good thing or not, but anyway. The new film follows directly from the ending of the previous… Continue reading The Fate of the Furious Review
By Ian Morton A messy ending doesn’t quite do enough to save the brooding drama about life after death. After discovering the existence of an afterlife, Neurosurgeon Will (Jason Segel) goes to meet with his scientist father, Thomas (Robert Redford) as the world comes to grips with the idea that life is not the end. Many… Continue reading The Discovery Review – Netflix Exclusive!
By Ian Crow Taking on one of the most adored anime movies and recreating it for the big screen is a huge task. Ghost in the Shell is known to be a favourite among many people including James Cameron. Known at the time for its visually pleasing look, Ghost in the Shell is a great… Continue reading Ghost In The Shell (2017) Review
By Ian Morton Although a little overstretched at times, The Lost City of Z is a compelling look at one of the leading explorers of the early 20th Century. After an expedition to South America, Colonel Purcival Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) finds himself obsessed with the exploration of the Amazon on a quest to find a lost… Continue reading The Lost City of Z Review
By Ian Morton Power Rangers is a tale of two halves. The first being a relatively fun introduction to the characters and the second, some of the worst film making in the last 10 years. Attempting to bring the franchise to a new audience, Power Rangers tells the origin of Sabans classic characters as they take… Continue reading Power Rangers (2017) Review