Post Tagged with: "Film"

Review: Green Book – Oscar Success or Total Mess?

Review: Green Book – Oscar Success or Total Mess?

Arts, Film, Opinion February 16, 2019 at 6:38 pm Comments

The first time I heard about this movie was, surprisingly enough, during a lecture about constructing and presenting a good pitch. Out of all the examples we were given, Green Book and At Eternity´s Gate wereRead More

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Under Review

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Under Review

Arts, Film, Opinion February 2, 2019 at 5:07 pm Comments

As of writing this, M. Night Shyamalan’s latest offering, Glass, has a critics’ review of 36% on Rotten Tomatoes. Its predecessor, Split, has 77%. Unbreakable, the first in the trilogy, made in 2000, has 69%. Clearly,Read More

‘Robin Hood’ (2018) – An action-packed film that misses its mark

‘Robin Hood’ (2018) – An action-packed film that misses its mark

Arts, Film, Opinion December 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm Comments

As I walked into the Commodore Cinema to watch this film, I remarked just how vacant the theatre was. I’d never seen it so empty in my 2 and a half years of watching films here.Read More

‘Dr Seuss’ The Grinch’ (2018) – a nostalgic throwback?

‘Dr Seuss’ The Grinch’ (2018) – a nostalgic throwback?

Arts, Film, Opinion December 1, 2018 at 6:38 pm Comments

I went into this film not really knowing what to expect, aside from my vague knowledge of the original story and countless re-watches of 2000’s live action movie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, which was aRead More

A ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ review – Second time’s the charm?

A ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ review – Second time’s the charm?

Arts, Film, Opinion November 17, 2018 at 4:52 pm Comments

I refuse to believe that Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is part of the Harry Potter franchise. I struggle to understand how a brilliant series that spurred along the imagination of millions can be renderedRead More

‘Halloween 2018’ – a film review

‘Halloween 2018’ – a film review

Arts, Film, Opinion November 3, 2018 at 7:23 pm Comments

With Hallowe’en night officially over (I know, I’m devastated too), everyone’s already swapping their pumpkin and bat decorations to cut-outs of snowflakes and tiny Santas – and I for one am not having it. Hallowe’en isn’tRead More

Johnny English Strikes Again: why everyone needs a little bit of Bof in their life

Johnny English Strikes Again: why everyone needs a little bit of Bof in their life

Arts, Film, Opinion October 27, 2018 at 10:41 pm Comments

The greatest spy to ever live, bar Austin Powers, strikes once again in the cinema to make a great trilogy of slapstick, family-friendly films that everyone enjoys. Johnny English: Strikes Again is a great example ofRead More

Far from foul and certainly fair – Macbeth review

Far from foul and certainly fair – Macbeth review

Arts, Local, Theatre October 25, 2018 at 3:03 pm Comments

What’s more to want on my Wednesday afternoon than treachery, murder and treason? Merely Theatre certainly provided all that and more with their stunning and emotional depiction of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. I have to start off byRead More

A Review of ‘A Star Is Born’

A Review of ‘A Star Is Born’

Arts, Film, Opinion October 20, 2018 at 6:25 pm Comments

Lady Gaga shines, while Cooper also shows he’s got some real talent behind the camera.   You know him as the last member standing of the Guardians of the Galaxy, or as the boring one fromRead More

Lego Movie: A love letter to a toy company

Lego Movie: A love letter to a toy company

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Local February 20, 2014 at 5:20 pm Comments

LET’S be honest. Most people assumed The LEGO Movie would be a lazy, juvenile, cynical cash-in. I was always hopeful for one major reason; they hired the joint writing & directing team of Phil Lord andRead More