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 →

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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 →

Film Review: Split (2016)

‘Split is a true return to form for Shyamalan’ Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan Split, 2016 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley   Kevin (James McAvoy, Atomic Blonde) is a man who suffers from dissociative identity disorder (DID), a condition whereby he has multiple personalities (Kevin has 23... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Visit (2015)

‘After the disaster that was After Earth, The Visit is a major, major leap in the right direction’ Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan The Visit, 2015 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Kathryn Hahn   After over a decade of being critically panned, M. Night Shyamalan... Continue Reading →

Film Review: After Earth (2013)

‘So much could have been done with this […] but they then made the decision to hire M. Night Shyamalan as director . . . and writer’ Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan After Earth, 2013 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Isabelle Fuhrman, Zoe Kravitz, Kristofer Hivju, Sophie Okonedo, Lincoln... Continue Reading →

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