Review: Le Mans ’66

A superb, solid drama following the events of Ford Motors taking on Ferrari at the 1966 Le Mans. Le Mans 24 hour race is one of the oldest motor sport races still held today. Held in France, this gruelling endurance race runs for an entire day without stop, with drivers pushed to their limits through…

Review: Vice

Who would have thought the director of Anchorman would go on to direct not one (The Big Short) but two incredibly thorough and consumable dives into the worst of American politics. This true story follows the life of the Washington DC Vice President of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and his secretive dealings that escalated…

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: The Big Short

An intensive, jargon-filled drama that does the absolute best job at explaining one of the most deliberately complicated financial disasters in recent memory. In 2008 America, and later Europe, was hit by one of the worst financial recessions in decades. But in 2001 a handful of people saw it coming, and saw the fraudulent activity…

Saga Review: The Terminator

So with Terminator: Genisys arriving to cinemas soon I feel it is important to look back at the series as a whole. I love the Terminator franchise, or at least I love the first two movies and appreciate the mythos and universe they have created. The series itself is a bit of a contradiction: on…

Saga Review: Batman

Possibly one of the most iconic, well received and respected “superheroes” created, Batman’s success is thanks to the relatively down-to-Earth nature of the character, a¬†billionaire¬†with a taste for vengeance, with training and a lot of gadgets. It is the villains that broaden Batman’s scope, and are always the most interesting and mesmerising elements in any…