Film Review: Slender Man (2018)

‘Initially I was going to miss out on this film […] and it’s safe to say I wish I had’ Slender Man, 2018 Directed by: Sylvain White Starring: Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair, Annalise Basso, Javier Botet   When four friends, Wren (Joey King), Hallie (Julia Goldani Telles), Chloe (Jaz Sinclair) and Katie... Continue Reading →

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Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

‘I genuinely wouldn’t be surprised if the script for this film was written for another and it was subsequently edited to fit the needs’ Solo: A Star Wars Story, 2018 Directed by: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton   The second of the spin-off trilogy of... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Festival (2018)

‘I’m normally a huge advocate for British-comedy but this is not a prime example of what our little island can produce’ The Festival, 2018 Directed by: Iain Morris Starring: Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashuan, Claudia O’Doherty   What happens when you have some of the creators of The Inbetweeners and a couple of actors also from... Continue Reading →

Classic Film Review: Sin City (2005)

‘It’s based on a comic book and they had hopes when making it of having it resemble, visually, the comic book style and I must admit they succeeded hands down’ Sin City, 2005 Directed by: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez Starring: Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Brittany Murphy, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Elijah Wood... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013)

‘Blue is the Warmest Colour is one of the most powerful, emotional, real and erotic films I’ve seen in a long, long time’ Blue is the Warmest Colour, 2013 Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche Starring: Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos   Blue is the Warmest Colour is one of the most powerful, emotional, real and erotic films... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Annihilation (2018)

‘A beautiful and mind-boggling analogy for personal self-destruction’ Annihilation, 2018 Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac   A beautiful and mind-boggling analogy for personal self-destruction through a gene-altering world known as Area X, an area covered by a colourful cloud expanding from the... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Gerald’s Game (2017)

‘Expertly acted […] and well told’ Gerald’s Game, 2017 Directed by: Mike Flanagan Starring: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood   Based on the novel by Stephen King, Gerald’s Game was adapted and released by Netflix and tells the events of Jessie (Carla Gugino) and Gerald (Bruce Greenwood) who decide to book a weekend away at a... Continue Reading →

Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan

Film Ranking: M. Night Shyamalan Night Shyamalan has a wide range of films with a wide range of quality and having watched them all for the Success or Failure segment I am now going to rank them in terms of my favourite to least favourite (note: this is not ranked by quality, as #1 will... Continue Reading →

Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan (Result)

Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan Warning: May contain spoilers for any and all M. Night Shyamalan films   Once upon a time I decided to add a feature to my website called Success or Failure, whereby I would take a look at either r director’s/actor’s filmography, a more-than-three-movie franchise, a specific sub-genre of film... Continue Reading →

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