Ghost in the Shell Review (2017)

Rated PG-13 (sci-fi violence, suggestive content and disturbing images). Set in the near future where nearly everyone has some level of cybernetic enhancements, Ghost in the Shell’ is centred on a young woman called Major (Scarlett Johansson), a survivor of a terrorist attack whose body is irrevocably damaged. After undergoing the first successful brain transplant into…

Logan Review (2017)

Rated R (for extreme violence, language and brief nudity) Ever since Hugh Jackman hit the big time as Wolverine in 2000’s X-Men he has become inseparable from the character. In fact one could say that the success of his depiction helped launch the entire comic book movie craze we see today. Now, 17 years and…

Assassin’s Creed Review (2016)

Rated PG-13 (for sequences of violence and action). 2016 looked to be a promising year for video game to movie adaptations. With Warcraft under the watchful eye of director Duncan Jones and Assassin’s Creed boasting a pedigree of acting talent, it seemed certain that at least one of these films would break the video game curse.…

Moana Review (2016)

Rated PG. Disney has been on a bit of a streak of late with hits like Tangled, Big Hero 6, Frozen and Zootopia. They seem to have found the secret recipe for creating instant animation classics and this holds true for Moana, the newest feature film from the House of Mouse. The story begins on…

Doctor Strange Review (2016)

Rated PG-13 (for violence and action) The juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a money making machine that doesn’t look like it has an end in sight. Initially starting with movies that had a more earthly, “grounded” focus (Iron Man, Captain America) then introducing audiences to the more cosmic side of things with…

Star Trek Beyond Review (2016)

Rated PG-13 (for sequences of sci-fi action and violence) Back in 2009, J.J Abrams helped bring the Star Trek universe to the main stream audience. Through a clever plot device he managed to reboot the franchise so that it was easily accessible to the average cinema-goer whilst still retaining all history that was part of the…

Ghostbusters Review (2016)

Rated PG13 (for supernatural action and some crude humour). From the moment the first trailer was released for the new Ghostbusters reboot, the film was facing an uphill battle.  Quickly becoming one of the most down-voted videos on YouTube, it was surprising how great the vitriol was from the internet, claiming that the four female leads were an…