This week saw the announcement of a Lord of the Flies remake with an all-female cast. Alongside the usual more sexist remarks about why this is a poor idea, it seems something else was missing from the conversation – it just … Continue reading Is “A Female version of…” lazy film-making?
Hindsight is 20/20. It is easy to look back at The Academy Awards and complain that they’ve made a terrible mistake with their eventual winners. This can often be up for debate and discussed in-depth but there are also times when … Continue reading Oscars Month: Actresses who should have won the Oscar instead…
Recently, Oscar winning movie Birdman was heralded, amongst other things, for director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s ability to make the whole movie seem like one long scene. If you watch closely you can just about spot the “joins” but Inarritu manages to … Continue reading Why do directors use “one-shot” scenes?
A lot of people will argue that the Minions were the best aspect of both Despicable Me movies. They were definitely a highlight and their increased inclusion in the second movie helped but as you watch their solo-outing, … Continue reading Minions (2015) Review
Speed shouldn’t work! It’s a movie about a bus that can’t slow below 50mph. If you told anyone that it would keep them entertained for two hours, would laugh in your face. Somehow though, Speed is one of the best action movies … Continue reading Speed (1994) Review