Film Review: Secret Obsession (2019)

‘If [Secret Obsession] is any indication of [Peter Sullivan’s] career, then it’s a career I do not wish to keep an eye on’ Secret Obsession, 2019 Directed by: Peter Sullivan Written by: Kraig Wenman, Peter Sullivan Starring: Brenda Song, Mike Vogel, Dennis Haysbert After a woman, Jennifer (Brenda Song), is struck by a car whilstContinue reading “Film Review: Secret Obsession (2019)”

Film Review: Look Away (2018)

‘The writing is so poor that Maria’s reflection is called Airam. That should tell you more than enough about Assaf Bernstein’s script’   Look Away, 2018 Directed by: Assaf Bernstein Written by: Assaf Bernstein Starring: India Eisley, Mira Sorvino, Jason Isaacs A Canadian psychological thriller, Look Away centres around Maria (India Eisley), an unpopular high-schoolContinue reading “Film Review: Look Away (2018)”

Film Review: Kidnapping Stella (2019)

‘The film offers so little it leaves me with so little to talk about’   Kidnapping Stella, 2019 Directed by: Thomas Seven Written by: Thomas Seven Starring: Clemens Schick, Max von der Groeben, Jella Haase A German film, dubbed over on the Netflix version, Kidnapping Stella tells the story of two men, Vic (Clemens Schick)Continue reading “Film Review: Kidnapping Stella (2019)”

Film Review: Glass (2019)

‘While the negatives may outweigh the positives, it still gets a decent grade as it is still a pretty enjoyable film’ Glass, 2019 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Written by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Samuel L. Jackson   The third part of this unexpected trilogy, Glass picksContinue reading “Film Review: Glass (2019)”

Classic Film Review: The Happening (2008)

‘This film is hilarious. And it is not supposed to be’   Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan The Happening, 2008 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Betty Buckley   An unknown, airborne virus is manipulating the brains of humans and forcing them to commit suicide, and our protagonists,Continue reading “Classic Film Review: The Happening (2008)”

Classic Film Review: The Sixth Sense (1999)

‘The best twist ending [M. Night Shyamalan] has ever done’ Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan The Sixth Sense, 1999 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Haley Joel Osment   Interesting fact: this was M. Night Shyamalan’s first film released on an odd-numbered year and he wouldn’t repeat thisContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Sixth Sense (1999)”

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: 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)”

Classic Film Review: The Number 23 (2007)

‘A poor film which probably isn’t too annoyed about its 8% score on Rotten Tomatoes’ ThrowBack Thursday: The Number 23, 2007 Directed by: Joel Schumacher Starring: Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston   Back in 2007 Jim Carrey and Joel Schumacher joined forces once again to bring us The Number 23; a filmContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Number 23 (2007)”

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)”