Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 is almost critic proof. The Merc with a Mouth so brazen with a fourth wall breaking joke that it would be a likely bet he’d make a crack about sequelitis during said sequel. So it comes to pass (albeit in the trailer-as per a lot of comedies there is a fair chunk here…

Tully

You only have to ask the mum from Home Alone, being a mother is tough! Sleepless nights, exhaustive repetition and the prospect that despite all your efforts your child could still grow up into something disappointing or even worse downright horrifying (see We Need to Talk about Kevin). If the movies are to be believed…

Avengers: Infinity War

It’s finally here. An event 10 years in the making. But is it an epic worth the name or have Marvel finally bitten off more than they can chew? Avengers: Infinity War is a big film!! A very big film. Over 20 lead characters, a 10 years in the making story and 18 films in…

Review Round-Up

Last week I found myself doing something I hadn’t done in a long time, venturing to the cinema for a three in a row film whammy. I’d forgotten just how fun these can be, gazing upon multiple films all offering differing experiences. Sometimes you can gauge in just the right way that the films in…

In the words of Dolph Lundgren, “I’m Back”..wait that’s not right…

Before we get started let’s discuss the major event in my absence, the new Avengers: Infinity War trailer, obviously! The extreme secretive nature of the film and its potential to completely change up the MCU, Kevin Feige has spoken repeatedly that this film represents an ending for this current version of the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,…

Black Panther

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Micheal B Jordan Director: Ryan Coogler Running Time: 134 mins Synopsis: After the death of his father, T’Challa (Boseman) returns to the secretive African nation of Wakanda to take up the mantle of king and become the super strong Black Panther. A powerful enemy reveals himself threatening the ideals of…

I, Tonya

Starring: Margot Robbie, Alison Janney, Sebastian Stan Director: Craig Gillespie Running Time: 119 mins Synopsis: A contradictory, if largely true story about American figure skater Tonya Harding. We watch as Harding (Robbie) defies her tough economic background and even tougher mother (Janney) to become a world champion. However an incident in 1994 involving fellow skater…

Phantom Thread

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley Manville Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Running Time: 130 mins Synopsis: It is 1950s London. Reynolds Woodcock (Lewis) is one of the finest dressmakers in England. Him and his sister Cyril (Manville) routinely meeting movie stars, royalty and socialites as they fashion one of a kind dresses. A detailed, carefully…

Early Man

Starring (voices): Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams Director: Nick Park Running Time: 89 mins Synopsis: The Stone Age is almost over with only a small band of eccentric cavemen left. Content in their small patch of land they face losing it all when the Bronze Age rudely arrives at their door led by Lord…

The Post

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Bob Odenkirk Director: Steven Spielberg Running Time: 115 mins Synopsis: Katherine Graham (Streep) has found herself as the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, The Washington Post. Under pressure from the men who surround her as she attempts to take the company public. A challenge that becomes even…