Polar Review

If it weren’t for Mads Mikkelson’s stoic coolness, Polar would be unwatchable. It’s a mess, but he has so much presence that you want to see what he does. From assassin’s that feel the need […]


Evolution Review

My wife was astounded that I hadn’t seen Evolution properly. So on it went! Released in 2001, what struck me most was how much things have changed since then, and I don’t mean in terms […]


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 […]

First Blood

Rambo: First Blood Review

There are few more evocative names in cinema than Rambo. The bandanna, the machine gun, the knife; Stallone’s character has become synonymous with staggering levels of violence and machismo. There’s nothing wrong with that, except […]


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

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 […]

Jurassic Park in Concert

Jurassic Park in Concert

Jurassic Park is an amazing film. It’s wonder and danger has wowed me since I was eight years old, and it still holds that power. A birthday present from my Wife presented a new opportunity; to […]

The Death of Stalin

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 […]