A hero is only as good as his villains. This goes some way to explaining why Batman is so successful but Superman seems to struggle. Spider-Man benefits from this as well but one of his most iconic villains didn’t make the … Continue reading Venom (2018) Review
The third movie in a trilogy is a tricky one. Usually the first movie has been critically acclaimed and the second has built upon that potential but the third then lets the rest of the series down, usually feeling inferior compared … Continue reading How to… make the third movie in a trilogy
Reviews were the reason I started this blog. I loved movies so much that I wanted to share my views with people and start discussion and conversation. I love doing them and it’s become more of an obsession than a hobby … Continue reading Why do you read reviews?
At some point superhero movies will die away. I’m sure it will be with a whimper rather than a bang but just like westerns, musicals and movies about the Romans and Egyptians, the superhero genre will cease to be. New genres … Continue reading What will eventually replace Superhero movies?
Midnight Special feels like “real science-fiction.” This may seem like a contradiction in terms but the way that writer and director Jeff Nichols presents his science-fiction story is completely in the realms of realism and fact. Throughout the film the aspect … Continue reading Midnight Special (2016) Review
The Last of Us is an incredible game but that doesn’t mean it will be an incredible movie. In fact, logic and past experience tells us that it will definitely fail as a film, as trying to bring something that works as a … Continue reading How to make The Last of Us Movie
What If… is a self-indulgent look at how things could have been. I take an event or a rumour and let my imagination run wild. It’s rarely based on fact and completely based on guess-work and conjecture. Reboots rarely do … Continue reading What If… The Reboots/Remakes Came First?
The videogame industry now rivals the film industry for it’s quality of creative output and the money that the industry makes. Grand Theft Auto alone made over a billion dollars in record time, rivalling studio movies like Jurassic World or The Avengers. It … Continue reading Why videogame movies will never work
Whiplash is not the film that many will think it is. At least, it’s not necessarily what is advertised. The trailer shows an intimidating teacher, played by J.K Simmons, harassing and pressuring a young Jazz drummer played by Miles Teller, … Continue reading Whiplash (2015) Review
What if Sam Raimi hadn’t made his Spiderman trilogy? Would people treat Marc Webb’s reboot with the disdain and disregard? People were too quick to dismiss the movie because it was so soon after Raini’s disastrous Spiderman 3 but what did people expect? Imagine … Continue reading The Amazing Spiderman (2012) Re-View