A Trilogical View: The Last Summer Trilogy

A Trilogical Review: The Last Summer Trilogy Films in the Series: I Know What You Did Last Summer, 1997 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, 1998 I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, 2006 On paper this trilogy of films was never going to work; three films about a slasher killing beautiful... Continue Reading →

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Film Review: The First Purge (2018)

‘It’s a franchise that has run its course with the first three films, with this one being an unnecessary addition’ The First Purge, 2018 Directed by: Gerard McMurray Starring: Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Lauren Velez, Marisa Tomei   After The Purge trilogy wrapped up with The Purge: Election Year, they’ve decided to... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Skyscraper (2018)

‘Even if it’s completely implausible, some of the stuff Will does to protect his family […] are a lot of fun’ Skyscraper, 2018 Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Moller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan   While I accept I haven’t seen all of them,... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

‘Fears of a rather unique take on the Jurassic Park franchise are swiftly rectified as it becomes a stereotypical run-of-the-mill dinosaurs attacking people film’ 2018 in Cinema: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Directed by: J. A. Bayona Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, B.... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Hereditary (2018)

‘When a film like this comes along, it’s a beautiful reminder that horror films can still be made effectively’ 2018 in Cinema: Hereditary Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne   After the death of her grandmother, Annie (Toni Collette) soon finds her life turned upside down... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Life of the Party (2018)

‘It wasn’t good, it wasn’t bad, it wasn’t funny, it wasn’t not funny’ 2018 in Cinema: Life of the Party, 2018 Directed by: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Julie Bowen, Matt Walsh, Molly Gordon, Stephen Rot, Jacki Weaver   After dropping their daughter, Maddie (Molly Gordon), off at university, Dan (Matt... Continue Reading →

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