2019

Tolkien – Review

Dome Karukoski’s portrait of the life of JRR Tolkien provides a warm, emotional and well constructed biopic of a literally legend who never succumbed the trappings of fame or celebrity inherent with many of his modern contemporaries. With strong performances and beautifully rich cinematography, Karukoski dovetails the emerging fantasy world created by Tolkien against the …

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.

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