Reviews / 19.12.2019

Earlier this year, director Guy Richie took an unexpected swim in the Disney live-action animated remake pool with the over-bloated, CGI calamity that was Aladdin. It made over a billion dollars, naturally, but few walked away feeling like they'd seen anything particularly fresh. Breaking free of the shackles of remake hell with his first piece of wholly original cinema in 11 years, Richie finally gets his groove back by returning to the genre he does best. A riotous, roaring return to form for the writer/director, The Gentlemen is a...

Reviews / 06.11.2019

Deck the halls and break out the tinsel. Whether we like it or not, the festive season is once again upon us. And, this year, Universal Pictures is hoping you'll journey out to the cinema for a fresh Christmas romantic comedy, instead of popping on Love Actually for the 87th time. No judgement on that. It should be required December viewing in every household. With all the gooey schmaltz and fuzzy romance seen in every film of the yuletide genre, Last Christmas delivers everything you're likely expecting and very...

Reviews / 10.09.2018

With 'A Simple Favor,' the latest film from criminally underrated director Paul Feig, it's a case of two out of four ain't bad. The film certainly looks and sounds gorgeous, thanks to some lush costume design and a divine French soundtrack. Blake Lively giving a spirited and intriguing performance that may be the best thing she's ever done. However, sadly, the narrative falls over itself with a neverending wave of convoluted twists that never quite make sense and a dizzying calamity of constant tonal shifts that are rather jarring, to...