The Greatest Showman Review (2017)

I’ve always loved musicals, be it live on stage or in a movie. Not surprisingly when the first trailer for The Greatest Showman hit the internet I was sold. It promised a spectacle of sight and sound, showing off colourful visuals accompanied by the catchy soaring original song “This is Me” serving as the trailer’s…

IT Review (2017)

Hollywood has never been shy about taking on Stephen King‘s literary works, and the results have been quite a mixed bag. From rousing highs such as The Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me, to dismal lows with the likes of The Mangler and, more recently, The Dark Tower, the audience can never really tell what…

Logan Lucky Review (2017)

When people give you the elevator pitch for Logan Lucky, they are bound to say something along the lines of “Think Ocean’s Eleven, but with rednecks”. This may sum up Steven Soderbergh‘s return to feature film-making after a bit of a hiatus, but that description really doesn’t do justice to this smartly-written story about a…

Annabelle: Creation Review (2017)

Ghosts and demons and dolls…Oh My!!! Annabelle: Creation is a prequel of a prequel set in The Conjuring Universe. Yes, I know, we now live in a world where major studios keep trying to make their all their properties into a cinematic universe, but to be fair, The Conjuring Universe just sort of happened naturally.…

Atomic Blonde Review (2017)

One of Britain’s top spies, Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), the titular Atomic Blonde, is a seductive, sultry and totally ruthless killing machine. When a list of MI6 spies active in the Soviet Union gets stolen by a KGB agent, only Broughton has the particular set of skills required to retrieve the microfilm containing the list.…

Baby Driver Review (2017)

Have you ever put your headphones on, let the music envelope you and everything else just fades into the background, your actions becoming automatic as you get lost in the rhythm of the song? That’s pretty much the life of Baby (Ansel Elgort), the titular young driver, who listens to music to drown out the…