Review: Silence

Well, this was sobering. But I’m not sure what I think of it… In the 1600s two young Catholic priests journey to Japan, seeking their mentor who has apparently been converted from the faith during his work as a Christian Missionary. They journey however, becomes more like a battle of beliefs. Director Martin Scorsese is…

Triple Review: The Magnificent Seven

We got ourselves a little Mexican Standoff! This is a Remake Rumble Review with a difference. While some are quick off the mark to argue the 2016’s Magnificent Seven as a worthy remake, touting their knowledge that the original was a remake too (le gasp!) I am happy to say that I had seen both…

Review: Warcraft – The Beginning (2D)

Duncan Jones directing this fantastic epic isn’t the only thing that’s totally baffling and confusing with this project! The realm of Azeroth is at peace with its native races working together, but when a barbaric race known as Orcs build a portal between their worlds and invade, alliances must be forged and sides must be…

Review: Gone with the Wind

First time watching this. Now I shall wait for you to stop hurling abuse at me, please begin reading the review when you have recovered your composure… Okay? Feeling better? Set in the 1800s at the beginning of the American Civil War, Gone with the Wind follows the young, selfish daughter of a plantation owner…

Banter: The Hobbit and the Battle for Tradition

So The Hobbit trilogy has ended, Peter Jackson has finally ended his Middle-Earth adventure, but unlike the first Lord of the Rings trilogy this one has ended… badly. I loved the Lord of the Rings trilogy. A series of monstrous films made from acclaimed “unfilmable” tomes from JRR Tolkien, directed by a man who had…

Review: Cloud Atlas

From the creators of The Matrix comes an adaptation that could not have split opinion more completely when it released in the USA. I have been itching for months to see it. Adapted from the novel of the same name, Cloud Atlas is an ambitious undertaking, to the point of foolish; a multi-faceted science fiction…