Independence Day: Resurgence Review (2016)

Rated PG13 (for sequences of sci-fi action and destruction, and for some language). 20 years after the devastating alien attack on Earth, mankind has rebuilt much of the wreckage wrought by the first invasion. In those two decades, humanity has integrated the alien technology into their own, making great scientific advances for the benefit of all.…

Warcraft: The Beginning Review (2016)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense fantasy violence Warcraft: The Beginning focuses on the human nations of the fantasy world of Azeroth, and their battle  against the Orcish Horde; alien invaders who arrive through a magic portal from their dying world of Draenor.  The two civilisations battle for survival, with both sides of the conflict seeking…

X-Men: Apocalypse Review (2016)

Rating: PG-13 (violence, action and destruction) The last two movies in the X-Men franchise have successfully rebooted the series with new actors and really focused on the tumultuous relationship between Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lehnsherr aka Magneto (Michael Fassbender). The great cast coupled with story-lines that delved into themes of brotherhood, discrimination and…

The Jungle Book Review (2016)

Rated PG (intense action and peril). There is a rustling in the bushes, then all goes quiet. Suddenly a pack of wolf cubs burst through the undergrowth, shortly followed by a small Indian boy. They seem to be pursued by something. Something large, making lots of noise as it hunts its prey. The cubs and…

Deadpool Review (2016)

Rated R (for strong violence and language throughout, sexual content and graphic nudity) Deadpool has always been a bit of an anomaly in the comic book world. An indestructible anti-hero with the ability to heal any damage (and I mean any damage) to his body, a tendency to break the fourth wall and talk directly to…

SPECTRE Review (2015)

Rated PG-13 (for sequences of action and violence, sensuality and language) When Daniel Craig was first cast as the famous British spy, there was an outcry from the movie-going public. Now, four movies in, it’s hard to imagine anyone else playing the role. The 24th movie in the double-O franchise offers another peek at the past…

Everest Review (2015)

PG-13 (for intense peril and disturbing images) Wow, that was intense. Watching Everest on an IMAX screen was a gruelling experience that had me gripping the edge of my seat and tensing up my whole body as the tragic story unfolded before me. Based on a true story documented by multiple sources, Everest is an…