Four years after the closure of Jurassic World, Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) return to Isla Nublar as part of a team sent to rescue the surviving dinosaurs from the imminent eruption of a long-dormant volcano on the island, which will again cause their extinction. 2015’s Jurassic World is derivative, but is […]Read more "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"
So last year I wrote a piece headed Do We Really Need The Young Han Solo Movie?, in which I said that this film was a pointless effort, it was an obvious choice of film to make, and that we know what Han’s story is and don’t need to have it spoonfed to us. For the most […]Read more "Solo: A (Surprisingly Good) Star Wars Story"
So once again the Oscars are over for another year, and on a night with only a couple of surprises (the biggest one being that I managed to stay awake all night…), it was a pleasure to see the awards shared across a range of films, rather than one film dominating everything. And the Oscars […]Read more "The 90th Academy Awards"
“Mr Stark, you’ve become part of a bigger universe. You just don’t know it yet…” After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire weapons manufacturer Tony Stark realises the error of his ways and creates a unique weaponized suit of armour to fight evil. And so it begins. The first film in the Marvel […]Read more "Iron Man"
Drama following British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) during the first month of his wartime premiership as he must decide whether to negotiate peace with Hitler or fight back against the odds, while also dealing with a skeptical King and members of his own party plotting against him. Of the two Churchill-themed films released […]Read more "Darkest Hour"
“Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for…” Hugh Jackman stars as Phineas T Barnum, a visionary entertainer widely credited as the inventor of show business, as he builds his circus from a childhood dream to a worldwide success. Jackman carries the film with a great performance, and is well supported by Michelle […]Read more "The Greatest Showman"
We’ve got fun and games…. Four high school kids in detention discover a dusty old video game in the school basement and are sucked into the world of Jumanji, where they must play as their chosen avatars to complete the game and return to their real lives. The original Jumanji is chiefly remembered for giving […]Read more "Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle"