The crew of the USCSS Covenant, on a colonisation mission, are woken early from their hyper sleep and divert from their course to investigate a rogue signal which appears to be human, and encounter David, the synthetic survivor from the Prometheus. Ridley Scott’s second film in a proposed trilogy of prequels to the Alien series […]Read more "Alien: Covenant"
Spoilers abound in this post, so if you haven’t seen GOTG2 yet, stop reading now. You have been warned. Of all the comics-turned-films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians Of The Galaxy was the one that I was least aware of, by which I mean I had never heard of it. And so going into […]Read more "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2"
After a car accident Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) wakes to find herself in a bunker owned by Howard (John Goodman), who tells her she cannot leave because of the fallout from a chemical attack. To give any more plot details would spoil it. This is one of the best thrillers of recent years, driven by […]Read more "First Watch: 10 Cloverfield Lane"
Having seen this film in the cinema and thoroughly enjoyed it, I was eager to watch it again after a few months and see if it held up to a repeat viewing. And the answer is, for the most part, yes. A ragtag group of rebels led by Jyn Erso lead a mission to steal […]Read more "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
Whether it’s Connery and his effortless cool, Moore and his gravity-defying eyebrows or Craig and his budgie-smugglers, everyone has a favourite James Bond. But which film is your favourite? Have a look at my Top 10 and then argue about it….. (PS I have assumed that you will have seen all these films, but just […]Read more "Top 10: James Bond"
So a couple of weeks ago I saw Logan, the latest film in the X-Men series. It’s a fantastic film and if you haven’t seen it, do so now. Or at least when you’ve finished reading this. I then decided to rewatch all the previous X-films, starting at the beginning with X-Men. What I noticed […]Read more "X-Men Untangled"
Short answer: yes. Just as the Vietnam war comes to an end an expedition is sent to the mysterious Skull Island, one of the last uncharted places in the world. Led by Tom Hiddleston’s ex-SAS tracker, John Goodman’s biologist and Samuel L Jackson’s military man, they encounter John C Reilly’s stranded WWII airman and Kong, […]Read more "Is Kong still King?"