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  • Revisiting Predators

    In the run up to the release of The Predator in just a few short weeks, I’m revisiting the Predator sequels released so far; looking at what works and doesn’t work before finally sitting down to see if Shane Black can offer the ultimate Predator sequel. As I explored...
  • BlacKkKlansman – Movie Review

    As a historian, who considers herself to be fairly woke, I was super excited to go see BlacKkKlansman. Starring John David Washington as the lead, Ron Stallworth, this movie delves into the true story of the first African American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department who decided to investigate...
  • Revisiting Predator 2

    1987’s Predator is one of my favourite films but I’ve never wanted a sequel. Instead a prequel always seemed more interesting to me. We know that the Predators come to earth to hunt every ten years, so why not go back in time to see an earlier hunt in...
  • The Darkest Minds – Movie Review

    The Darkest Minds is a young adult novel written by Alexandra Bracken and directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and follows a group of teenagers who are on the run from the government after mysteriously obtaining superpowers. The first 15 minutes of the film is really interesting, the premise of...
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp – Movie Review

    Ant-man and the Wasp is directed by Peyton Reed who also directed the first Ant-Man movie, and once again stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michael Pena and many, many more. This time around Ant-Man aka Scott Lang has been under house arrest ever since the events of...
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout Movie Review

    Mission: Impossible – Fallout is directed by Christopher McQuarrie who also helm Rogue Nation and once again stars Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Ving Rhames, and this time around it tells the story of Ethan Hunts IMF team as they race against...
  • Incredibles 2 – Movie Review

    Incredibles 2 is directed by Brad Bird the man behind some of the best animated films in the last 20 years, he brought us the Iron Giant, Ratatouille and of course the first Incredibles, and after a 14 year wait we’re finally getting the sequel to the first film....
  • Skyscraper – Movie Review

    Skyscraper is directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and Stars Dwayne Johnson as Will Sawyer a former FBI agent who’s in the Largest Skyscraper in Hong Kong called ‘The Pearl’. With his wife Sarah (Neve Campbell) and their two child, when terrorists take over the building and set it ablaze....
  • Soldier: The Original Blade Runner Sequel

    The imaginatively named sci-fi action film Soldier was released in October of 1998 and upon first glance it’s a film that should be forgotten. It’s not particularly good, it was plagued with production trouble including the star Kurt Russell breaking his ankle by tripping over an ornamental cabbage (no...