Point Break (2016) Review: What’s the Point?

Director: Ericson Core Starring: Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone The Overview A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. (Source: IMDB) The Good The reaction to this remake of 1991’s action classic of the same name, was a unanimous... Continue Reading →

Dad’s Army Review: “Permission to Panic, sir”

Director: Oliver Parker Starring: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy, Toby Jones, Blake Harrison, Michael Gambon The Overview It is almost the end of World War II, and the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard are visited by a glamorous female journalist, who is supposedly writing an article on them. However, with whisperings that a German spy is also in... Continue Reading →

Creed Review: It’s a Knock-Out! 

Director: Ryan Coogler Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson The Overview After spending his childhood in and out of prison and foster homes, Adonis Johnson (Jordan) finally decides to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxer. Whilst simultaneously trying to live up to and escape the name "Creed", Adonis seeks the... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Review: Getting the Job Done

Director: Tom McCarthy Starring: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Brian d’Arcy James Please note, this review contains minor spoilers, but it’s a true story so I don’t feel too bad about spoiling some things! The Overview The true story of the Boston Globe investigative news team, “Spotlight”, who tirelessly worked to uncover a huge... Continue Reading →

Movie 50/50 – Django Unchained (2012)

Director: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson Number 59 on the IMDB Top 250 After watching the abomination that is Plump Fiction for last month’s Movie 50/50 feature, and having recently watched and reviewed The Hateful Eight, I was definitely in the mood for some more Tarantino; even better,... Continue Reading →

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