Film Review: Incredibles 2 (2018)

‘The humour is funny enough to satisfy the want of the children but the themes are quite mature’ Incredibles 2, 2018 Directed by: Brad Bird Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Samuel L. Jackson   The long awaited sequel to the well-received Incredibles takes place in a world where superheroes areContinue reading “Film Review: Incredibles 2 (2018)”

Film Review: Tau (2018)

‘While it’s not terribly boring, it is still pretty slow and uneventful’ Tau, 2018 Directed by: Federico D’Alessandro Starring: Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman   Julia (Maika Monroe) wakes up one morning after being kidnapped, trapped in a cellar with two other victims. It is soon revealed that the man behind the kidnapping isContinue reading “Film Review: Tau (2018)”

Film Review: The First Purge (2018)

‘It’s a franchise that has run its course with the first three films, with this one being an unnecessary addition’ The First Purge, 2018 Directed by: Gerard McMurray Starring: Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Lauren Velez, Marisa Tomei   After The Purge trilogy wrapped up with The Purge: Election Year, they’ve decided toContinue reading “Film Review: The First Purge (2018)”

Film Review: Skyscraper (2018)

‘Even if it’s completely implausible, some of the stuff Will does to protect his family […] are a lot of fun’ Skyscraper, 2018 Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Moller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan   While I accept I haven’t seen all of them,Continue reading “Film Review: Skyscraper (2018)”

Film Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

‘Fears of a rather unique take on the Jurassic Park franchise are swiftly rectified as it becomes a stereotypical run-of-the-mill dinosaurs attacking people film’ 2018 in Cinema: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Directed by: J. A. Bayona Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, B.Continue reading “Film Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)”

Film Review: Hereditary (2018)

‘When a film like this comes along, it’s a beautiful reminder that horror films can still be made effectively’ 2018 in Cinema: Hereditary Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne   After the death of her grandmother, Annie (Toni Collette) soon finds her life turned upside downContinue reading “Film Review: Hereditary (2018)”

Film Review: Life of the Party (2018)

‘It wasn’t good, it wasn’t bad, it wasn’t funny, it wasn’t not funny’ 2018 in Cinema: Life of the Party, 2018 Directed by: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Julie Bowen, Matt Walsh, Molly Gordon, Stephen Rot, Jacki Weaver   After dropping their daughter, Maddie (Molly Gordon), off at university, Dan (MattContinue reading “Film Review: Life of the Party (2018)”

Film Review: Ready Player One (2018)

‘A beautiful world full of colours and objects and places that are spectacular to see’ 2018 in Cinema: Ready Player One Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T. J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance   Based on the novel of the same name, Ready Player One is set in theContinue reading “Film Review: Ready Player One (2018)”

Film Review: Breaking In (2018)

‘Knowing the typical dynamic between burglar and home-owner is switched slightly […] it adds this tension and intrigue in the characters’ 2018 in Cinema: Breaking In Directed by: James McTeigue Starring: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden   After the death of her father, Shaun (Gabrielle Union) is left as theContinue reading “Film Review: Breaking In (2018)”

Film Review: Tully (2018)

‘Quite bland and quite boring, and even the twist at the end is quite easily foreseeable’ 2018 in Cinema: Tully Directed by: Jason Reitman Starring: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, Ron Livingston   After the birth of her third child, Marlo (Charlize Theron, Atomic Blonde) struggles to cope with the demands of the lackContinue reading “Film Review: Tully (2018)”