Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Welcome To Marwen

Welcome To Marwen Trailer My last experience with Robert Zemeckis was 2016’s forgettable Allied, and in that review I did posit that he was a director treading water since his brief second peak in the 1990’s. Looking back on his filmography … Continue reading

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Perfect Scenes: Jaws

Jaws is an iconic movie on a lot of fronts: for being the real starting point of Stephen Spielberg’s career, for essentially defining what a “summer blockbuster” was and for being the touchstone for movie suspense and tension up to the … Continue reading

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Film Rankings And Awards 2018

The last 12 months is just about done and dusted, and so my review of the year in film, and my pick for 2018’s best. 10. Solo: A Star Wars Story Solo was, pretty much, exactly what I expected. It’s not … Continue reading

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Review: Robin Hood, Unforeseen Consequences, Mortal Engines

Robin Hood Trailer Having spent several years in the army after being conscripted to fight in the Crusades, Robin of Locksley (Taron Egerton) returns home to Nottingham, to find himself presumed dead, his paramour Marian (Eve Hewson) moved on with … Continue reading

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Review: The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs

  The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs Trailer Well, if there one A-list director (pair) who are willing to embrace the growing tide of streaming movies over traditional theatre options, I guess its the Coen Brothers, though I can’t speak to … Continue reading

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Review: Creed II

Creed II Trailer I did love me some Creed, Ryan Coogler’s 2016 continuation of the Rocky franchise, which put Stallone on the back-burner in favour of Michael B. Jordan, but still found a way to craft an engaging two-hander with … Continue reading

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Perfect Scenes: The Godfather

Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia masterpiece is simply overflowing with scenes that could fill up this series, but if I was asked to limit myself to just one, it would be the very opening of the saga, wherein the undertaker, Bonasera, … Continue reading

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