Avengers: Endgame – Review

The wait is over. A year has passed since Thanos snapped his fingers and left audiences in tears. Never before has a superhero film ended on such a massive downer. It seemed unfathomable that we’d ne...
The Shape of Water

Top Ten Films Of 2018 – John’s Picks

2018 was a pretty good year for movies. A relatively large number of titles lived up to the hype, especially in the MCU where the ten-year build up paid off with the largest grossing film of the year...
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Bad Times At The El Royale

“It all starts with a simple choice. Which side are you on?” The state line dividing California and Nevada runs right through the El Royal hotel in Drew Goddard’s film. You can choose which side of t...
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Avengers: Infinity War

It is easily one of the most eagerly anticipate cinematic “events” of the decade. Marvel has been working towards this endgame since 2008, introducing and re-introducing its plethora of s...
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DC v Marvel Cinematic Universe

Oh dear. From badly erased moustaches to a clash of directorial styles, the much-hyped Justice League has failed to live up to expectations at the box office. Several people have gone to see it purel...
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Thor: Ragnarok

Taiki Waititi has done something pretty incredible with Thor: Ragnarok – he’s created a film that is both distinctly his own and a recognisable part of the Marvel Universe. It’s a film that blends th...
The Neon Demon

Six Of The Best: Hallowe’en on Netflix

It’s almost that time of year again where you have to close the curtains and switch off all the lights to stop kids in costumes chapping your door and asking for sweeties. Yes, it’s nearly Hallowe’en...

Blackhat

Michael Mann can be a polarizing director. He is regarded by many as a film maker of great scope and invention. There are others who are turned off by his body of work, especially some of his recent ...

Vacation

This movie was a real surprise to me. With all the remakes and reboots that fill up the multiplexes it is easy to become cynical when another beloved property returns to the screen. The Vacation seri...

New Releases for August

It’s not known for being the best month for cinema releases. The big summer blockbusters have come and gone, and it’s a long way off any Oscar fare. Looking ahead, the month appears to be a dumping g...