Film Reviews

Ma – Review

The latest addition to the Blumhouse horror stable, dovetails revenge thriller with the classic teen horror format. Creating a hybrid of themes, that at times echos 1992’s The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, and at others 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer. The end result is a confused film that doesn’t really know …

Rocketman – Review

Fresh from rescuing the Freddie Mercury and Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody after the removal of its director Bryan Singer. Dexter Fletcher brings us the glowing, fabulous and utterly compelling Rocketman. Bringing to life the career of Elton John with stunning cinematography, performances and energy, in a fantasia of music, creativity and emotion. From its opening …

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.