Review: Hereditary

Hype can really kill a movie. A mother of two is haunted by visions and compulsions of her own deceased mother, but while she struggles to comprehend it, reality itself seems to be threatening her children. Directed by Ari Aster, a debut film-maker, Hereditary is being considered by different reviewers as “a new generation’s Exorcist”…

Review: Jurassic World – Fallen Kingdom

One of the most vacant, tedious, hollow experiences I’ve had to endure in a while. With the island dominated by the dinosaurs that escaped the old Jurassic World park, there is a moral debate when a volcano erupts, an event that will kill the animals.¬† Activists, led by park survivor and CEO Claire Dearing, set…

Review: The Belko Experiment

A contained horror that pitches normal people against each other. In Colombia, the Belko Industries building, full of recruitment workers and desk workers, is suddenly transformed into a death trap when a mysterious voice locks down the building and forces the occupants into a fight to the death. Is there any way out? The Belko…

Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

Man, I really wanted to like this movie more than I did… Before the Galactic Empire built its super weapon, but after their regime had taken hold, a young man struggles to fulfill his dreams in becoming a pilot. Han must navigate across worlds of mercenaries, cutthroats and criminals if he hopes to find his…

Review: Deadpool 2

The foul-mouthed, fourth-wall breaking superhero is back, and it is a whole lot of fun! The merc-with-a-mouth needs to learn the values of family when a cyborg warrior from the future, Cable, arrives to kill a young mutant who he claims grows up into a murderer. 2016 saw the bulging superhero genre shaken to the…

Review: Avengers – Infinity War

Well, well, Marvel… you surprised me. You actually did it. While the Avengers splinter apart from each other after the events of the Sokovia Accords, the Asgardian refugee space craft is attacked by none other than Thanos, the mad Titan. The warlord has begun his search for all six Infinity Stones, taking him across the…

Review: A Quiet Place

A very unique and smartly-crafted monster movie. Something not often found these days. The world has been terrorized by nameless creatures that can kill instantly, are virtually invulnerable, and have an incredible capacity for hearing. After the world is ravaged, a family of five struggle to survive in the wilderness, living almost entirely soundless lives….

Review: Ready Player One

An eclectic, computer generated action sequence, the TRON of a new generation‚Ķ it actually made me feel old. In 2045, society has almost completely collapsed with over-population, people live in shanty towns made of re-purposed trash and vehicles stacked on top of each other. But people escape this near-dystopian society within a sprawling virtual reality…

Review: Isle of Dogs

Did you hear the rumour? In the near future, a tyrannical mayor of Japanese city Megasuki, Mayor Kobayashi, deems all dogs be exiled to a remote island due to a dangerous canine virus. Now, dejected and unwanted, the dogs of the island gain new purpose when the young, twelve year old ward of the mayor…

Review: Annihilation

Another month, another Netflix release! Annihilation is a surprisingly different experience. When a Lena’s husband returns from war having been presumed dead, he is suffering from a bizarre pathogen and she looks to find out what happened. She finds herself recruited into a suicide mission investigating a extraterrestrial landscape that is overwhelming the natural world….

Review: Tomb Raider

Vikander plays the part wonderfully, but this experience felt a little empty. See the humble beginnings of the legendary Lara Croft as she becomes The Tomb Raider. After her father Richard goes missing on an expedition to a distant and forgotten Asian island, Lara takes it upon herself to find him with the clues he…

Review: The Red Turtle

2017’s Studio Ghibli animation is… It’s… strange. A man is stranded on an island and desperate to escape, but he meets a mysterious red turtle and his life takes an unusual turn. Metaphors and hidden meanings in film are a good thing, in fact films that force the audience to think and make up their…