The “Groundhog Day” concept has been used so many times that it can be difficult to find a new way to present the idea. Edge of Tomorrow manages this by being well-plotted and having a decent story with plenty of … Continue reading Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Review
The term “edge of your seat” was created for viewing movies like A Quiet Place. The film manages to create tension from the very beginning that never relents and holds you until the credits roll. It is an intense experience but … Continue reading Best of the Rest 2018: A Quiet Place (2018) Review
At a time when Hollywood is mining comic books, TV shows and even board games for movie ideas, adapting a novel seems quite ordinary and sensible. Books have been turned into movies for the longest time and with this week’s release … Continue reading Is “the book was better” ever a valid criticism?
The Girl on the Train will certainly hold your interest. It is a story with plenty of twists, turns, red herrings and ponderous moments that for at least the first two-thirds of the movie, you will be gripped, wondering on the … Continue reading The Girl on the Train (2016) Review
Before I saw Looper, I drove past a billboard poster which had a very bold but excitement-inducing statement across the top – “This decade’s The Matrix.” Now I love The Matrix. Its one of my favourite films (I even like the second one but I won’t get into that argument here.) So when I see a statement like that, I’m expecting benchmark-setting special effects, mind-blowing action, a very cool story and a concept that keeps you thinking way after you have left the cinema. I can see why that comparison was made. There are some aspects to Looper that are very Matrix. Its … Continue reading Looper (2012) Review