Vice (2019) – Review

Director: Adam McKay Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Alison Pill, Jesse Plemons The Overview The story of Dick Cheney (Bale), an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush (Rockwell), reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.... Continue Reading →

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) – Review

Bohemian Rhapsody is this year’s The Greatest Showman for me. Perhaps I should explain. I often feel like I toe the line of critic and fan very precariously. On the one hand, I am a film fan and a committed cinephile at heart; of course that is the reason why I wanted to start writing... Continue Reading →

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) – Review

Director: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Erin Kellyman The Overview During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo (Ehrenreich) meets his future copilot Chewbacca (Suotamo) and encounters Lando Calrissian (Glover) years before joining the Rebellion. (Source: IMDb) The Review There's... Continue Reading →

Rampage (2018) – Review

Director: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy The Overview When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago. (Source: IMDb) The Review Let's start off by saying that objectively, Rampage is not a... Continue Reading →

Journeyman (2018) – Review

Director: Paddy Considine Starring: Paddy Considine, Jodie Whittaker, Paul Popplewell, Tony Pitts, Anthony Welsh The Overview Boxer Matty Burton (Considine) suffers a serious head injury during a fight. It is about the impact this has on his marriage, his life and and his family. The Review Boxing movies, for better or worse, follow a certain... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Showman (2017) – Review

Director: Michael Gracey Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Keala Settle The Overview Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that... Continue Reading →

Stronger (2017) – Review

Director: David Gordon Green Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson The Overview Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (Source: IMDb)​ T​he Review It isn't uncommon to... Continue Reading →

Justice League (2017) – Review

Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams, Ciaran Hinds, J.K. Simmons Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. (Source: IMDb)... Continue Reading →

Logan Lucky (2017) – Review

Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes The Overview Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. (Source: IMDb) The Good Unlike many who have a real affinity to Steven Soderbergh's work, I can take or leave it. Controversially I think... Continue Reading →

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