How Stupid? – #01 – Dark Light (2019)

Dark Light opens with Annie (Jessica Madsen) parading around the house with a shotgun, before accidentally shooting her ex-boyfriend, Paul (Ed Brody). The scene ends with her aiming it towards her daughter, Emily (Opal Littleton), and firing. Then, because non-linear storytelling is a thing, we cut back to the beginning, showing Annie and Emily movingContinue reading “How Stupid? – #01 – Dark Light (2019)”

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)”

Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan

Film Ranking: M. Night Shyamalan Night Shyamalan has a wide range of films with a wide range of quality and having watched them all for the Success or Failure segment I am now going to rank them in terms of my favourite to least favourite (note: this is not ranked by quality, as #1 willContinue reading “Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan”

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)”

Film Review: The Meg (2018)

‘Jaws it is not, but it certainly closer to that level than some of the other shark-attack films’ The Meg, 2018 Directed by: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, Cliff Curtis   Sine Jaws many, many films (including three Jaws sequels) have tried to recapture the magic ofContinue reading “Film Review: The Meg (2018)”

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: The Man in the Wall (2015)

‘An impressive and intriguing opening […] [with] such a lame ending to a really slow and repetitive film’ The Man in the Wall, 2015 Directed by: Evgeny Ruman Starring: Tamar Alkan, Gilad Kahana   The Man in the Wall has an impressive and intriguing opening, where Shir (Tamar Alkan) wakes up to a neighbour whoContinue reading “Film Review: The Man in the Wall (2015)”