Review: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

The beginning of a new era is a slow one. Following the events of War of the Planet of the Apes, Caesar’s reign is ancient history. Generations have come and gone, and now apes surpass humans in every regard. But the same prejudices exist, the same cruelties. Can new heroes emerge from this? Directed by…

Review: Ghostbusters – Frozen Empire

Sony might be getting the hang of this whole “Ghostbusters” thing. Following the events of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Spengler family have moved into the old New York firehouse, and with it the mantle of protecting the city from ghostly invaders. But an ancient evil stirs, and all of the Ghostbusters need to rally against it…

Review: Dune – Part 2

As it was with past franchises, a second part of a narrative always feels a little… awkward. But Dune: Part 2 delivers the same quality and mystique as the first part. Following the events of Dune (2021) Paul Atreides finds himself among the Fremen, the natives of the planet Arrakis, hiding out from the Harkonnens,…

Review: The Marvels

Actual amateur hour at Disney Marvel. A lone female warrior attempts to save her dying world at any cost from The Annihilator and their team of unprofessional heroes. Oh wait, that’s the story of the villain. Sorry. Captain Marvel, Ms Marvel, and Monica Rambeau find their powers “entangled”; causing them to swap physical location whenever…

Review: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One

Mission: Impossible continues to impress in its penultimate entry. Ethan Hunt and his crew are still seen as rogues who get the job done. But when an algorithmic AI goes missing and appears to be a threat to global digital security, they might be on their most difficult mission yet. Directed and co-written by Christopher…

Review: Indiana Jones & The Dial of Destiny

What was the point of this exactly? In the tapestry of Indiana Jones, this one leaves you bemused. A lost, lonely and befuddled Doctor Henry Jones hears the call to adventure once again when his goddaughter Helena reappears into his life, seeking the antikythera device, aka Archimedes’ Dial. However, dark forces from his past also…

Review: Transformers – Rise of the Beasts

The Transformers movie franchise really had the quietest renaissance ever, didn’t it? It is an actual shame no one really cares. Following, loosely, after 2018’s prequel Bumblebee, the Autobots are stuck on Earth and in hiding. But when an ancient technological device is recovered by a museum, it could be their ticket back to their…

Review: Spider-Man – Across the Spider-Verse

When the dial is already at eleven, it is going to break if you push it further. Following the events of Into The Spider-Verse, we follow both Miles Morales and Gwen Stacey in their own universes, trying to cope with their own lonely vigils of their cities. However, the Spider-Society, formed over thousands of universes,…

Review: John Wick – Chapter 4

Despite the franchise rapidly running out of road, this entry was a solid effort! After being betrayed by those closest to him, John Wick has recuperated and is out on the warpath to bring down every member of The High Table in hopes of earning his freedom. But those he targets have everyone gunning for…

Review: Glass Onion – A Knives Out Mystery

Investigator Benoit Blanc is back for another case! When a wealthy tech entrepreneur sets up a secret retreat for himself and his closest associates, famous crime investigator Benoit Blanc is also mysteriously invited. But when the host’s own “whodunnit” party game becomes reality, the suspicions begin to fly. Director Rian Johnson really hit his stride…