Film Review: Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)

‘It […] doesn’t believe its audience is extremely intelligent’ Unfriended: Dark Web, 2018 Directed by: Stephen Susco Starring: Colin Woodell, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Betty Gabriel, Andrew Lees, Connor Del Rio, Stephanie Nogueras, Savira Windyani   A film sequel in name and stylistic choice alone, Unfriended: Dark Web once again introduces us to a group of teenagersContinue reading “Film Review: Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)”

Film Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

‘A bit disappointed in the villain’ Ant-Man and the Wasp, 2018 Directed by: Peyton Reed Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Forston, Randall Park, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas   Strangely taking place before the events of Avengers: InfinityContinue reading “Film Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)”

Film Review: Extinction (2018)

‘As generic-as-they-come in terms of alien invasion films’ Extinction, 2018 Directed by: Ben Young Starring: Lizzy Caplan, Michael Pena, Mike Colter, Lilly Aspell, Emma Booth, Israel Broussard   Peter (Michael Pena) is haunted by vivid visions of an alien invasion and slowly they begin to affect his working and personal life. He’s close to seeingContinue reading “Film Review: Extinction (2018)”

Film Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

‘A whole lot of fun full of feel-good moments to embrace’ Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, 2018 Directed by: Ol Parker Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Lily James, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Andy Garcia, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Cher, Meryl Streep, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Alexa Davies, Jeremy IrvineContinue reading “Film Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)”

Film Review: Blockers (2018)

‘A PG-friendly American Pie told from the perspective of the parents’ Blockers, 2018 Directed by: Kay Cannon Starring: Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena, Hannibal Buress, June Diane Raphael, Kathryn Newton, Gary Cole   Three girls, Julie (Kathryn newton), Kayla (Geraldine Viswanathan) and Sam (Gideon Adlon) all decide that the prom night will be theirContinue reading “Film Review: Blockers (2018)”

Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

‘It uses the usual tropes (of being the hero at the very last second) but […] it makes it truly impossible to believe Ethan will succeed this time’ Mission: Impossible – Fallout, 2018 Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Michelle Monaghan, Angela Basset, AlecContinue reading “Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)”

Film Review: Searching (2018)

‘The story is so cleanly told through David’s searching through Margot’s computer history to his calls with Rosemary and the news reports that [the film] being [presented] on a computer screen is almost forgotten’ Searching, 2018 Directed by: Aneesh Chaganty Starring: John Cho, Debra Messing   Having watched Unfriended the night before, I was amazedContinue reading “Film Review: Searching (2018)”

Film Review: How It Ends (2018)

‘They managed to succeed in making the end of the world a rather dull affair’ How It Ends, 2018 Directed by: David M. Rosenthal Starring: Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham, Mark O’Brien   Will (Theo James) leaves Seattle, where his girlfriend, Sam (Kat Graham) stays, to have dinner with Sam’s dad, Tom (Forest Whitaker,Continue reading “Film Review: How It Ends (2018)”

Film Review: Rampage (2018)

‘The biggest takeaway of any film like this, though, is the visuals; and this film exceeds the desires of the masses’ Rampage, 2018 Directed by: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Jeffry Dean Morgan, Joe Manganiello   Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson, Skyscraper) is a primatologist at the San Diego WildlifeContinue reading “Film Review: Rampage (2018)”

Film Review: Hotel Artemis (2018)

‘A fantastic performance by Foster’ Hotel Artemis, 2018 Directed by: Drew Pearce Starring: Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day, Dave Bautista   In June 2028 the privatisation of water has caused large numbers of riots in Los Angeles; this enables a group ofContinue reading “Film Review: Hotel Artemis (2018)”