Latest in: Film

  • My Thoughts on the No Time To Die Trailer

    A little over four years after Spectre was released in cinemas, the trailer for Daniel Craig’s fifth and final James Bond film – No Time to Die – has been released. It’s not been the smoothest of productions for the now 25-film franchise, with Craig’s presence initially uncertain and...
  • Trying to Make Sense of Tarantino’s Star Trek

    We’re at a fascinating place in the history of Star Trek. Discovery has marked the beginning of this new era for the franchise and beginning next year, for better or worse, a deluge of new content is heading our way. This upcoming content follows no clear thread but rather...
  • Doctor Sleep: A Winning Combination of King and Kubrick

    How do you make a sequel to The Shining? Your first thought is probably “don’t”, but this is Hollywoodland and such things have to come to pass. The answer: make a completely different kind of movie. A sequel that’s equal parts connected to the original masterpiece of horror and...
  • My Thoughts on the Final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Trailer

    This December, the Star Wars sequel trilogy will come to an end and just last week we received our final look at this ‘final’ film in the ‘Skywalker Saga’. There may be some schisms in the fandom and the Star Wars brand may be growing ever more diluted, but...
  • What’s Next After Joker?

    This article contains spoilers for Joker. After months of buzz, backlash, backlash to the backlash, and just general Internet chatter, Joker is finally in cinemas. It’s certainly a bold film and one I enjoyed greatly. Joaquin Phoenix stars as the eponymous clown prince of crime and he delivers a...
  • The King’s Man: Is a WW1 Prequel the Right Move for the Kingsman Series?

    When it was released in 2014, the first Kingsman film was a breath of fresh air. I grew up on the Bond films of old, where Roger Moore would utter some contrived quip before saving the world, using a gadget to dispatch the megalomaniacal villain, and so I embraced...
  • Why (and How) James Bond Should Die in No Time To Die

    Just last week, a couple of months into production, the title of the latest entry in the long-running James Bond franchise was revealed. No longer do we have to refer to it as ‘Bond 25’ or the rumoured title ‘Shatterhand’, but instead we now know that it is officially...
  • Why Batman Returns is a Great Movie but a Bad Batman Movie

    On the third of June earlier this year, Warner Bros released the Burton/Schumacher series of Batman films on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray, and, as an avid fan of this growing home entertainment format, I snatched them up. Not all of them of course, I’m not a crazy person. I bought...
  • Ranking Every MCU Movie (Including Spider-Man: Far From Home)

    With the release of Avengers: Endgame, the first saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe – ‘The Infinity Saga’ – was completed. But that ending certainly didn’t last long with Spider-Man: Far From Home hitting the big screen just two months later. Far From Home closes out the MCU’s third phase...