Want to know what’s coming to a cinema near you this May? Look no further…
You may or may not have noticed but Disney have taken over the world. In terms of mainstream culture and fanatical film blogs, that is.
It’s almost been exactly ten years since the MCU kicked off and the climax is round the corner. Time for a ranking? Yes, we thought so too.
Brevity, wrote Shakespeare, is the soul of wit. It’s why we shorten the title of The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark and don’t refer to Macbeth as The General, the Witches and the Possibly a Dagger Before Him.
Quiet, quiet, quiet, BANG is so tiresome a cliché of horror that even when directors handle it well they are derided for crafting a cheap effect. But what if the BANG wasn’t so predictable? And what if you were utterly invested in the need for quiet?
Whatever you might have expected from a film with a title that makes The Fast and the Furious sound subtle, Rob Cohen’s The Hurricane Heist is a profoundly intelligent character piece that explores the psychology of its criminal antagonists, whilst making insightful comments on the nature of climate change in the modern world. Yes, of course we’re messing with you. Continue reading The Hurricane Heist | Review
In a shock twist, the new Lara Croft film is derivative. Intriguingly, whilst the film owes shameless debts to Indiana Jones, Batman and James Bond (etc etc), the Angelina Jolie interpretations are not in this one’s canon of inspiration. Taking its lead from the reboot the video game franchise underwent back in 2013, Tomb Raider offers an earthier – if blander – Lara.