Review – A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story (A24, Sailor Bear, Scared Sheetless) Cert 12a, 92 mins Ever wondered if there’s an afterlife? What becomes of us when we take our last breath? There are countless theories about it. Some people say that’s your lot and once you’re gone you’re gone. Others think we move onto another plane of existence…

Review – The Big Sick

The Big Sick (Amazon Studios/Apatow Productions/Filmnation) Cert 15, 120 mins Relationships can I’ve been told be a bit of a minefield at times. There’s a lot to balance out beyond being a couple – family, friends and despite love for each other there are differences to overcome like not appreciating that the Star Wars franchise…

San Diego Comic-Con – TV trailers

Did I mention on the movie trailer post that there would be a quiz? Just to see if you’re paying attention. I didn’t? Are you sure? Perhaps that is the test…read to the end to find out! Maybe… Here we are back again looking at San Diego Comic-Con. Biggest annual pop culture event on the…

San Diego Comic-Con – Movie Trailers

Before we begin let me just say never Google “terrible cosplay”. This post has been created via speech recognition while I wait on the bleach in my eyes cooling down. So yes the world famous San Diego Comic-Con has just wrapped up over in the States. It’s the biggest geek-out in the world as the…

Review – Dunkirk

Dunkirk (Warner Bros/Syncopy) Cert 12A, 106 mins If I’d worn a heart monitor attached while watching Dunkirk I think it would have melted. This movie grabs you from the opening scene and keeps a tight grip until the closing credits. It’s a breathtaking feat of cinematic achievement by director Christopher Nolan driven on by relentless…

Review – War for the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes (20th Century Fox/Chernin) Cert 12A, 140 mins Reboots, remakes and sequels are a divisive topic in cinema. Many of them are cheap and lazy attempts to cash in on a beloved franchise while others are a genuinely fresh approach which bring something new to a familiar story. Sadly…

Review – Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming (Sony/Columbia Pictures/Marvel) Cert 12A, 133 mins I love Spider-Man. I really do. Like proper love him. Can’t hide it. So I apologise in advance for the love letter…sorry review…and any throwing up it may generate. He is one of the only things which triggers a full on geeking out for me. I’m not…

Review – Transformers: The Last Knight

Transformers: The Last Knight (Paramount/Hasbro/di Bonaventura) Cert 12A, 149 mins IS IT JUST ME OR CAN YOU HEAR A REALLY LOUD RINGING NOISE RIGHT NOW? I’M NOT SURE IF YOU CAN HEAR ME OVER IT. OH HANG ON MRS BLOGGER SAYS I’M SHOUTING AND THERE’S NO RINGING. WELL I THINK IT’S HER, MY RETINAS ARE…

Review – Despicable Me 3

Despicable Me 3 (Universal, Illumination) Cert U, 90 mins Aargh I really don’t wanna write this review…can I just skip it? Is that ok with everyone? I think it’s for the best. I don’t really have a bad bone in my body and it’s going to be a bit of a mean review if I…

Feature – Half year report 2017

With June just ending we are now officially halfway through the year so I thought it would be a good point to stop and take a look back on the first six months of movies I’ve seen in 2017 and share with you what I think are my top five best and bottom five worst…

Review – Baby Driver

Baby Driver (Tristar, Big Talk, Working Title, MRC) Cert 15, 113 mins Aah Edgar Wright you ludicrously talented man. One of the creative forces behind one of my favourite TV shows (Spaced) and awesome films like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgrim vs the World and The World’s End, in my view he’s…

Review – Gifted

Gifted (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Cert 12a, 101 mins One of the main benefits of having a card that allows you to see as many films as you can fit in your hectic schedule being Spider-Man and writing potentially award winning blogs is taking a chance on something you wouldn’t normally pay to watch. It’s an…