Suicide Squad was, put simply, uncompromising and unbridled mayhem. An incredibly fun and entertaining film which was occasionally let down by its own style. A film which was non-stop and relentless in its pace inevitably led to some plot oversights and occasional confusion regarding the … Continue reading Suicide Squad: Enjoyable Mayhem
Despite very average reviews circulating around the internet (33% from Rotten Tomatoes, 44% from Metacritic, and 2/5 from The Guardian), I found David Yates’ The Legend of Tarzan massively entertaining and reminded me somewhat of Peter Jackson’s King Kong remake – a lot more serious and … Continue reading The Legend of Tarzan: Sinister, Thrilling and… Confused?
Now Christmas is well and truly finished and we’re all moping about being back at work or having exams to look forward to, we’re probably all in need of something to look forward to beyond the dark days of January. Below are my top ten … Continue reading A Year in Film: Top 10 Films to Look Forward to in 2016
The last couple of weeks have/has seen HBO step up promotion for the sixth season of Game of Thrones in April 2016. The dark and bloody poster of Jon Snow has raised many questions and controversial issues leftover at the end of season five. Is … Continue reading Game of Thrones: Top 10 Moments
The final instalment of The Hunger Games franchise is set to be released November 20th, and the whole sense of excitement has been somewhat smothered by the other huge releases this autumn (see previous post). I have to admit, I haven’t been that excited for … Continue reading The Hunger Games & The (Possible) Decline of Dystopian Fiction
The two most eagerly anticipated films of the year, both for very different reasons, but which will prove to be the most popular in the box office towards the end of 2015?
Does the critically acclaimed It Follows highlight a wider problem in the horror genre?