Oh I have not been looking forward to this. This isn’t just any old Hollywood tosh I can take apart in an hour or two, this is Blade Runner: 2049, the long-awaited sequel to the era- and genre-defining Ridley Scott classic. I mean at this stage, charging into this film and trying to find fault with […]Read more "Blade Runner: 2049 – Review"
Did you think that I had forgotten you? The global political being what it is, I feel that citing Frank Underwood for the sake of an opening giggle isn’t perhaps the best policy, but I do think it’s rather fitting, for I have not forgotten you, dear readers and spam bots. It’s been a bit […]Read more "PSA (Yup, I still do these)"
Every country has a national-subculture that they decide, for whatever reason, to make the butt of many jokes. For the French, it is the Belgians. For Canadians, it is the Newfoundlanders. The the British, it was the Irish for a while, but that went quiet around the time things started kicking off in Ulster. But […]Read more "Logan Lucky – Review"
It’s been a turbulent month, which is no excuse for my lack of output really, but it’s as good as any. What with changes in job situation, numerous social engagements and, for the first time in my history as a film buff, walking out of the cinema, the motivation and material to put together an […]Read more "Black Sea – Review"
There aren’t many rules I tend to follow as a journalist. I keep my schedule fairly loose, and I usually review something that interests me, not simply something that’s popular. But one of the few rules I try to keep to is not watching trailers. The reason behind this is that trailers are little more […]Read more "Dunkirk – Review"
I can be an obstinate man at the best of times, and whilst this has served me favourably from time to time, it did result in my watching The Fault In Our Stars just to prove a point. I don’t recall what the point was, as I’ve tried to sear the memory of that film from […]Read more "Baby Driver – Review"
Well now here’s an interesting turn of events. I know I mentioned Xenomorphology 101 some time back, but unlike my empty promises of Hacksaw Ridge and some other films that I’ve since forgotten about entirely, the article is going to see the light of day. Just not now. Alien: Covenant is too far back for me to publish […]Read more "War Machine – Review"