War on Everyone Review

Director: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Penã, Tessa Thompson, Malcolm Barrett, Theo James The Overview Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they... Continue Reading →

The Girl on the Train Review

Director: Tate Taylor  Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramírez, Laura Prepon The Overview A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. (Source: IMDb)  The Good  With the novel topping bestseller lists worldwide, it seemed inevitable that a film adaptation... Continue Reading →

Swiss Army Man Review

Director(s): Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead  The Overview A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home. (Source: IMDb)  The Good God bless IMDb in their attempts to make this movie sound like... Continue Reading →

Deepwater Horizon Review

Director: Peter Berg Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Dylan O'Brien, Kate Hudson The Overview A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. (Source: IMDb)  The Good Disaster movies can be a little hit or miss,... 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 →

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