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…

Trilogy Review: Death Race (2008, 2010, 2013)

Death Race (2008) The remake of the David Carradine 1975 film is surprisingly star studded and overall a good piece of vehicular entertainment. In the heady future of 2012… Jason Statham plays Jensen Ames (“like the car”) an ex-con working in a steel factory who’s world is turned upside down when he is framed for…

Review: Enemy

The same year as Prisoners, director Denis Villeneuve sneaked this atmospheric thriller passed us. Adam is a history lecturer whose mediocre life is shaken when he sees an actor in a film who looks and sounds exactly like him. When he reaches out to his doppelganger, both men’s lives become entangled and tensions mount. What…

Review: Lights Out

A reasonably “by the numbers” horror experience with some script and performance problems, but otherwise a decent flick with a fantastic gimmick. A creature lurks in the darkness, it can only be seen in the dark, and cannot attack you when you are in light. The story follows a broken family tormented by the specter……

Review: Hardcore Henry

An ultra-violent action film shot entirely from a first person perspective, Hardcore Henry blurs the line between video game and movie as far as possible. What did I just witness?? My eyes actually hurt after that. Henry wakes within a high tech laboratory were his wife reassembles him with a bionic arm and leg, only…