Review: Everything Everywhere All At Once

The world of film production and release scheduling has a funny way of making it look like one film copies another, when in reality coincidences abound, and sometimes seem too close to be true. Armageddon and Deep Impact both being made and released independently of one another in the same year is one example; 2022 […]

Review: Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness

It’s that time again already for the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe review (and it won’t be the last this year, given we still have two more films to come). If you’ve kept up with every film and TV show, you’ll be well aware that Marvel’s new focus is multiverses, or the idea that alongside our […]

Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

It’s a fair assumption that if you’re reading this blog, you like films. Taking that into account, you’ll either love, tolerate or despise Nicolas Cage, whose unique acting and propensity for bizarre roles has made him a cult actor starring in cult films. And in the inevitable journey toward the peak of his powers, Cage […]

Review: The Northman

Vikings (with the exception of a certain Marvel god of thunder) don’t tend to get the cinematic treatment, much less anything resembling accuracy or realism. Enter Robert Eggers’ The Northman, a bone-crunching, muddily-visceral and morally ambiguous tale that – quite honestly – is the sort of film we’re not used to seeing in the cinemas, […]

Review: The Batman

I’m sure most average people wonder why there’s another Batman. I’m also sure most of those people didn’t have the dubious honour of witnessing Ben Affleck’s awful Batman. For all of those who haven’t given a shit since 2012 and The Dark Knight Rises, we have a new Batman (with the definite article too). The […]