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…

Remake Rumble Review: King Kong (1933, 1976, 2005)

Did you know they made three¬†major King Kong movies? I sure didn’t! With the release of Kong: Skull Island this week I wanted to revisit one of the oldest monsters in movie history and show myself a couple of films I’d never seen before in the process! Rumble in the jungle: let three titans clash!…

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…

Trilogy Review: The Hobbit

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (HFR 3D) (2012) The first entry of the Lord of the Rings’ prequel trilogy based off Tolkien’s children’s book proves to be greatly¬†embellished (for better and sometimes worse) but provides excellent spectacle and detailed fantasy adventure. Oh lord, this will be a big review. First, some history. The Hobbit was…