Avengers Endgame – Review

Avengers Endgame – Review

The Avengers journey has been a true cultural phenomenon of modern film, reigniting the superhero genre while dovetailing a whole cinematic universe of colour and diversity into a core central journey alongside characters of depth. While not always perfect in plot devices, Endgame manages to deliver an exquisite curtain call for characters who have become central to the rebirth of comic books on screen.

Greta – Review

Greta – Review

(Spoiler Free) Neil Jordan (Breakfast on Pluto, The Butcher Boy and Company of Wolves) is well known for bringing adult fantasy/horror to the big screen. Often dovetailed with social commentary and contemporary themes, Jordan’s filmography is that of a truly visionary force in cinema. With Greta, Jordan opts for a far more mainstream thriller/horror that [...]

Eighth Grade – Review

Eighth Grade – Review

Do you remember the awkwardness, insecurity and emotions of being 13? Bo Burnham’s stunning directorial debut Eighth Grade, is here to remind you of early adolescence in all its awkward interaction, tentative steps and humour. Providing a truly remarkable film that captures the emotions, turmoil and development of being 13 in a fresh and natural [...]

Goonies (2019 Re-Release)

Goonies (2019 Re-Release)

At 34 years old Goonies still provides a journey into adventure, fantasy and emerging adolescence unparalleled in its sheer vision and creativity. Goonies enthrals it’s younger audience while asking its older viewers to suspend the realities of adulthood and remember the excitement, discovery and energy of youth.

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary falls into the same trap as countless film remakes, trying to offer something unique and different, but in turn straying from the original source material and the power of the story. Ultimately this is an unneeded remake of a classic horror film, that deviates from King’s book in a haphazard and clumsy way, leading to disappointing final product. Some barriers are not meant to be broken; remaking Pet Sematary was one of them. Watch the original film or read the book instead.  Click for the full review

The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers

Despite its flaws, The Sisters Brothers takes the western genre and blends it with character studies that provide humour, depth and warmth; challenging a series of age-old genre boundaries. This is a film that provides an eccentric and beautifully shot journey while providing enough mainstream entertainment alongside its creativity and difference to appeal to most audiences.