Upgrade
2019

Upgrade Review

With a symbiotic relationship at the core, and a lead actor who looks a hell of a lot like Tom Hardy, Upgrade is superficially very similar to Venom. Break it down though and it’s a […]

John Rambo
2019

Rambo: First Blood Review

Just the name itself, Rambo, has become synonymous with staggering levels of violence and machismo. There’s nothing wrong with that. But First Blood is a very different beast. It’s about one man for sure, but […]

Bumblebee
2019

Bumblebee Review

The Bay Transformers films suck. They suck hard, like, would form a seal around something hard, or pull you through a small opening hard. Managing to be worse each time, the nadir for me was […]

John Cena in The Wall
2018

The Wall Review

I have not taken on-board the fact that my daughter always wakes up between 6am and 7am. So I still go to bed between 11pm and 12pm and wonder why I’m not as fresh as […]

The Death of Stalin
2016

The Death of Stalin Review

With The Death of Stalin writer/director Armando Iannucci has crafted a fine tale that deftly walks a tightrope of emotions, veering from the truly ghastly to the hilarious. It takes liberties with history, but as […]

2018

Ghost Rider Review

With a set of performances that veer from manic to pathetic to bored, Ghost Rider is a noisy mess that tries to fool you into thinking it’s doing a lot when really it barely hangs […]

2018

Arrival Review

I guess this is less a review and more a ‘lessons learned’. It’s a shame that Arrival became the basis of learning them: Some films should not be watched on a plane. Just because you […]