One of my few principles as a film journalist is that I must give everything I watch a chance to impress me. That way, when I watch something like say The Hunger Games series, I am entirely justified in verbally crucifying it. And the same logic applies, sadly, to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I used to […]Read more "Doctor Strange – Review"
As much as I love the Harry Potter series, I am a little dubious of its ever increasing sphere of commercial influence and now, with the release of Fantastic Beasts and the announcement of it being the first part of a trilogy, I am beginning to smell a big Hobbit-scented rat (a foul odour which includes hints of […]Read more "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them"
Well this is a change of pace. I’m in no position to apologise for the lateness of this critique, as I was away last week with the army, and between polishing, ironing, and spending money on additional shit that I didn’t need, I didn’t get around to review The Girl On The Train. But for what […]Read more "The Girl On The Train – review"
The film industry is taking a bit of time-out with the whole ‘modern war’ setting, given that Americans haven’t been able to play the heroism card in a war movie unless its set in 1945 (That’s right Lone Survivor, I’m coming for you next). As a general rule, its very difficult to portray post-colonial warfare […]Read more "The Siege Of Jadotville"