The groundwork had been set so well in the first chapter that you couldn’t help but be excited for the possibility of return of Pennywise. The scares, the characters and the way relationships had been built in the first film … Continue reading IT: Chapter 2 (2019) Review
Molly’s Game is Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut and it has his style all over it. Molly’s Game is a well-told, superbly written and engrossing drama that catches you from the very beginning and refuses to let you go. Sorkin wrote the … Continue reading Molly’s Game (2017) Review
Crimson Peak is supposed to be a Gothic horror but what it demonstrates in Gothic it lacks in horror. You can’t fault the look, tone and feel of the movie but at no point does it effectively scare you. This doesn’t make it a bad movie, it just may … Continue reading Crimson Peak (2015) Review
Last week was the first Cineworld Secret Screening of the year and for many people it seemed to be a disappointment. I’ve covered why already but to summarise, some Unlimited members were expecting Deadpool and the screening was Triple … Continue reading Would you walk out of the cinema?
Matt Damon has become an acting heavyweight without anyone noticing. Where you can watch a film starring Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, knowing that it will probably be of decent quality because of their status in the … Continue reading The Martian (2015) Review
Even solid, interesting performances can’t save a film that just is boring. A most violent year seems to rely on the two central performances and their ability to raise the quite stunted and dull movie into something worthwhile and dramatic. … Continue reading A Most Violent Year (2014) Review
Most murder mystery films, about police detectives hunting a killer, would be much better as television shows. Two hours, even if you make your film pacy and straight-forward, will never really be enough to develop your heroes, giving them compelling backstorys, present enough suspects to make the murder mystery interesting and also throw-up red herrings to keep the audience on their toes. A tv show offers you this opportunity and although there are far too many detective shows on tv, a film will always struggle to have the same positive effect. It’s exactly this problem that Texas Killing Fields has. It … Continue reading Texas Killing Fields (2011) Review