Review: The Shape Of Water

I have no idea what general audiences will think of Del Toro’s newest monster movie, but I loved it. A mute woman working as a cleaner inside an American government laboratory encounters a wondrous creature they have captured. But her blossoming feelings for the captive cause her anguish as ruthless authorities want to experiment on…

Review: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Alongside The Truman Show, this is probably one of my favourite Jim Carrey movies, principally because it isn’t a “Jim Carrey Movie”. A lonely man meets a lonely woman, but when their relationship turns into fights and arguments she has him erased from her memory. When he is embittered to do the same… he immediately…

Review: Passengers

Star power alone can’t push this slow moving spaceship. An ark of five thousand stasis-sleeping passengers, on a trip to a new planet to call home, suffers from damage to its systems, waking two¬†people while there’s still ninety years of travel remaining. They find the task of getting to know each other complicated with saving…

Review: Allied

An effective, simple spy movie set in the height of¬†World War 2. Max Vatan, a Canadian pilot-turn-spy, is deep in Nazi occupied France and is working with Marianne, a fellow spy who he ends up returning to London with and marrying. But when British spy masters discover Marianne isn’t all she appears to be… their…

Review: The Philadelphia Story

This comedy from 1940 still holds a lot of good chuckles today thanks to a great witty script and acting talent. Katherine Hepburn leads this comedy as a rich woman on the eve of her wedding when her ex-husband arrives at her mansion with two reporters in tow looking for a potentially scandalous story for…

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…