Saturday , 26 May 2018

What's New!

Space and time for everyone in Avengers: Infinity War – review

There’s been a disturbance in the force. No, wrong franchise. Space, the final frontier. Nope, still not right. But actually, they both apply to Marvel’s latest superhero mega-mash-up, Avengers: Infinity War. The culmination of 18 films spread out over the course of the past 10 years, this long-awaited build-up has led to many expectations and speculations. While some may be ... Read More »

Screams aplenty in A Quiet Place – review

“It’s time we stop, hey, what’s that sound, everybody look what’s going down.” “For What It’s Worth” – Buffalo Springfield Shhhh! Don’t make a sound. Don’t scream, don’t talk, don’t even whisper. Or the monsters will get you. That, my frightful friends, is the basic premise of the latest critical and commercial horror hit invading theaters across the globe, A ... Read More »

Black Panther, the Big Picture

As Marvel’s Black Panther continues to climb the box office charts and break records right and left, it’s worth examining just what an impact the film is having – culturally, politically and emotionally – on American audiences and those around the world. This is clearly a watershed moment in film history, and its importance beyond the screen cannot be overstated. ... Read More »

And the winner is….Horror!

The 90th Academy Awards were held on Sunday, and it was a night that saw many important issues continue to be discussed. There was the push for more diversity in Hollywood, from women to minorities, both in front of and behind the camera. There was the topic of immigration, appropriate for a ceremony that has such an international flair. And ... Read More »

Horror makes big splash with Oscar

2017 was a benchmark year for the movie industry. With the top three box office earners – Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast and Wonder Woman – all featuring female leads, the year may very well be remembered as the Year of the Woman, in more ways than one. Another welcome development was the immense success of ... Read More »

del Toro de Force Creature Feature – The Shape of Water – review

Guillermo del Toro is unquestionably one of the most imaginative filmmakers working today. Whether it’s large-scale, f/x-laden blockbusters like Hellboy and Pacific Rim, or smaller, more atmospheric gems like The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth, del Toro’s films never fail to deliver a sense of wonder and awe. Now, with his latest work, the acclaimed new The Shape of Water, he has managed to create ... Read More »

The Lost Jedi – a review from the Dark Side

Now that Star Wars: Episode XIII – The Last Jedi is out in the world for all to see, there is no shortage of opinions as to its merits, or lack thereof. The Last Jedi has become another huge box office success for Disney and Lucasfilm, and an extremely well-reviewed movie by critics as well. But there’s been a disturbance in ... Read More »

Empire’s reign is over – The Last Jedi review

It’s that time of year again – the holiday season, with the gift that Disney and Lucasfilm continue to give – a brand new Star Wars film. After a return to a galaxy far, far away with 2015’s The Force Awakens, and last year’s first ‘stand-alone’ film, in actuality, a prequel, Rogue One, the war amongst the stars continues with ... Read More »

Jurassic World 2 trailer is 2 awesome!

It’s been 200 million years in the making, or rather, three years since the last movie, but Jurassic World 2, aka, Fallen Kingdom, is finally just a few months away. And Universal has released a brand new, first full length trailer, along with a few extra tidbits to go along with it. Set for release on June 22, 2018 A.D., ... Read More »

Jigsaw cuts new chapter in gory franchise – review

“I want to play a game.” The man with a plan, who put a hacksaw in your hand, struck fear for many a year, forcing those who didn’t appreciate life to confront death. For seven consecutive years, from 2004 to 2010, the Saw franchise made the Halloween season its home, entertaining and horrifying audiences with its elaborate, gut-spilling, limb-removing, head-crushing ... Read More »