Review: Mortal Engines

I’ve seen so many overblown, overpriced franchise movies this year that have disappointed me, it is nice to watch something entirely new for once. Set in a post-apocalyptic Earth, where civilisation was almost completely destroyed and the shape of the world was forever changed by a cataclysmic event. Settlements now battle for what little resources…

Review: Aftermath (2012)

Well that was depressing. The wars in the middle east trigger a nuclear catastrophe, and survivors find themselves trapped in a basement in Texas after their country was hit by multiple nuclear strikes. Recommended by a fan of Cinema Cocoa, I had zero expectations and no knowledge of the film. Limited release in 2012, the…

Saga Review: X-Men (2000 – 2016)

I love my X-Men movies, but it shouldn’t be any surprise to Cinema Cocoa readers that I did not follow the comics… in fact these films were all I knew about them! Let’s not waste any more time, we have six films to go through! X-Men (2000) You know what worries me the most about…

Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

In classic Cinema Cocoa style, the one type of romantic comedy I enjoy would involve the end of the world. Steve Carell and Kiera Knightley star in this little picture about two neighbours who only just get to know each other when flung together weeks before a meteor is set to destroy all life on…