Translating a theatre production to the big screen is always a challenge. What you usually find is that the story is solid, the acting is fantastic but what is left is a very self-contained, wordy and overly-dramatic movie which lacks … Continue reading A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Review
You can rely on Disney to do “classic” stories well. Since this 1953 version, Peter Pan has been brought to the big screen on numerous occasions, each trying somethings new. This version is a solid one, not taking many risks … Continue reading Peter Pan (1953) Review
It is a bold move to take on a novel as iconic and as frequently brought to the screen as Little Women has, but writer/director Greta Gerwig has a style and voice which makes her version stand-out amongst the others. … Continue reading Little Women (2019) Review
How much you appreciate the movie instalment of the popular 90s TV show will entirely depend on whether you were a fan or not. Nostalgia can hide many faults and it does exactly that here; capturing a moment in many people’s … Continue reading Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) Review
Stranger Things second season had a lot of positives and was one of the better things on television this year. One of the major positives was the unorthodox relationship between Sherriff Jim Hopper and supernatural teenager Eleven. An unexpected move … Continue reading Has Stranger Things given us the perfect cast for a Last of Us movie?
We live an age when comic books are ripe for adaptation and not just the superhero ones. Kingsman, V for Vendetta and The Walking Dead are just some of the comic books series which have made it to the screen … Continue reading Why “The Boys” should be a TV show
Sometimes a gripping narrative driven by action and huge set-pieces isn’t necessary. Some films can survive on a central performance instead, forcing the narrative forward through the actions, even if they are fairly subtle, can sometimes be enough. To do this … Continue reading Oscars Month: Fences (2016) Review
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! It was always going to be a difficult task taking the weighty and epic tome … Continue reading War & Peace (2016) TV Review