Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Director: Tim Burton Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Chris O'Dowd.  The Overview  When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. (Source: IMDb) ... Continue Reading →

Top 8 Tim Burton Movies

With the imminent arrival of Burton's latest movie, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, I thought it as good a time as any to look back on the previous movies directed by Mr Burton! Please note carefully, this is just the movies directed by Tim Burton, and will be focusing on his feature length movies only. This... Continue Reading →

The Magnificent Seven Review

Director: Antoine Fuqua Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Peter Sarsgaard The Overview  When a small town is seized by greedy gold-miner Bartholomew Bogue (Sarsgaard), desperate widow, Emma Cullen (Bennett) turns to a Bounty Hunter (Washington) to assemble a team of gun-slingers to save... Continue Reading →

Hunt for the Wilderpeople Review

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne The Overview A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. (Source: IMDb) The Good The thriving indie film scene of 2016 has come up with yet... Continue Reading →

Captain Fantastic Review

Director: Matt Ross Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton, Shree Crooks, Charlie Shotwell, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Zahn, Missi Pyle, Frank Langella   The Overview In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave... Continue Reading →

Hell or High Water Review

Director: David Mackenzie Starring: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham  The Overview  A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas. (Source: IMDb)  The Good  When this film was already mentioned in the same breath as Coen Brothers classic No Country... Continue Reading →

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