Review: Transformers – The Last Knight

The endurance of this particular fan of the Transformers films has apparently, finally, run out. It is the end. With Optimus Prime travelling out into space looking for his creators, Earth sees the return of Decepticon leader Megatron as well as a planet-sized menace from beyond the solar system. All that can save us is…

Review: Dracula (1992)

(Originally published November 2012) It would be a crime to forget Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula from 1992, the director of the Godfather gives us a near definitive tale of Dracula, as a man and as a monster. Closely following the novel by Bram Stoker, the film sees the demise of the Romanian Vlad the Impaler…

Review: Hitchcock

An interesting piece of film trivia packaged with some excellent casting choices. Hitchcock follows the “master of suspense” Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma in the true story of their struggle to produce the classic film Psycho, and how the film was nearly never made. While I can’t say the film gripped me necessarily, it…

Duo Review: Thor & Thor – The Dark World

A fantasy adventure film with plenty of energy and excitement, and keeping with its subtitle it has some surprisingly dark undertones and visuals! Lightning strikes twice today. While Thor does battle across the Nine Realms to restore order, scientist Jane Foster discovers an anomaly on Earth that acts as a doorway to a long forgotten…

Review: The Wolfman

A half way decent homage to the classic monster movies that holds a lot of atmosphere, even if it doesn’t hold its characters highly enough. Upon the death of his brother, Lawrence (Benicio Del Toro) travels back home to uncover the mysterious circumstances around the murder. His father (Anthony Hopkins) and old flame Gwen (Emily…