Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

You are going to want to brush up on your 1960s Hollywood history before watching this! Rick Dalton is a Hollywood megastar of the 1950s and 60s just coming to terms with the idea that he is losing his edge, that younger actors are taking his place. His stuntman, Cliff Booth, despite living a far…

Review: Pokémon – Detective Pikachu

For fans and general audiences, Detective Pikachu is a lot of fun and has a lot of heart! After his mother’s passing, and feeling estranged from his father, Tim Goodman never saw the appeal of becoming a Pokémon Trainer, he instead worked in insurance. But upon a chance encounter with a Pikachu who he can…

Review: Tomb Raider

Vikander plays the part wonderfully, but this experience felt a little empty. See the humble beginnings of the legendary Lara Croft as she becomes The Tomb Raider. After her father Richard goes missing on an expedition to a distant and forgotten Asian island, Lara takes it upon herself to find him with the clues he…

Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2D)

From visionary French director Luc Besson comes a highly inventive and creative sci-fi adventure that simply doesn’t know how to slow down. Military special agents Major Valerian and Sergeant Laureline are called in to secure a rare alien artefact being sold by a black market trader. But when they do acquire it, they discover the…

Review: The Mummy (1932)

The Universal Monsters have been around a lot longer than Brendan Fraser. When British archaeologists uncover the tomb of Imhotep, a prince of ancient Egypt condemned to be buried alive, a curse is enacted and brings Imhotep back to life! Now stalking the world, the prince seeks to restore the life of his ancient beloved,…

Double Review: Troll

So, with Dreamworks’ Trolls coming out this week, and in the spirit of October, I figured I would watch these famous films also called Troll. I mean… Trolls is a sequel to these right? Like Aliens is to Alien? Right? Right? Nah, I am just trolling. Troll (1986) The infamous eighties fantasy film, perhaps benefited…

Review: Batman – The Killing Joke

A little late to the party here and honestly, it was just alright. Mark Hamill reminds us why we love his turn as Joker so much. Batman and Batgirl become involved in the most diabolical trap The Joker has ever conceived after the Clown Prince breaks out from prison yet again. Based off of Alan…

Review: Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie (2D)

I am a little late to this party, but with time to kill I went to see The Peanuts Movie. It was… nice. Timid and underachieving Charlie Brown discovers he has a massive crush on the new girl at school, and while his faithful dog Snoopy both helps him and daydreams to himself, Charlie must…

Review: Minions (2D)

A spin-off from the Despicable Me films, Gru’s loveable minions get a prequel; showing us how the fan favourite babbling twinkles got to where they are now. Sort of. Minions, named exactly that, have existed before humans and yet their purpose has always been to serve a master. From Tyrannosaurus Rex to cavemen, but the…

Review: The Lego Movie (3D)

Utter lunacy! As if progressing from such experiences as Scott Pilgrim and Wreck-It Ralph, The Lego Movie fully embraces its decision to simple exist that what we get is magical, insane, inspiring, childish and so unbelievably happy. I had a stupid, stupid grin on my face constantly. Emmett is a construction worker living in a…