Review: Mowgli – Legend of the Jungle

A project much devoted by its director, Andy Serkis, but plays out as quite forgettable. Human child, Mowgli, has grown up amongst the wolves of the jungle, fully embracing them as his family. But when a vicious tiger seeks to end his life and any who protect him, the animals of the wilderness seek to…

Review: Black Panther

Black Panther has all the hallmarks of your usual Marvel entry, but it has a lot of exceptional elements that lift it above the more recent adventures. After his father was killed during the events of Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa finds himself elevated as King of his father’s country of Wakanda. While his people…

Review: Star Wars – The Last Jedi

Disney have given the keys to director Rian Johnson for an entire trilogy after his work on The Last Jedi… I have no idea why. Episode VIII feels messy. The First Order, having decimated the Republic, now hunt down the remaining rebellion forces who are desperately on the run. Meanwhile, as her powers grow, Rey…

Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

The latest installment is still incredible to look at, but feels a little directionless and even anti-climatic compared to the incredible Dawn¬†that preceded it. Set fifteen years after the rise of intelligent ape kind, War follows Caesar and his growing tribe of apes as they try to escape a ruthless human colonel who wants to…

Remake Rumble Review: King Kong (1933, 1976, 2005)

Did you know they made three¬†major King Kong movies? I sure didn’t! With the release of Kong: Skull Island this week I wanted to revisit one of the oldest monsters in movie history and show myself a couple of films I’d never seen before in the process! Rumble in the jungle: let three titans clash!…

Saga Review: The Planet of the Apes

I love my science fiction, yet it has taken me this long to watch the original series of Planet of the Apes films from the 60s and 70s! In fact the first film in the series I ever watched was Tim Burton’s 2001 remake upon release… unfortunately, and I believe I was reluctant to watch…