“I wear a leather jacket, I have Lucille, and my nut sack is made of steel.” This season of The Walking Dead has pretty much been one long movie/action set-piece. And that’s fine because most of the individual elements work wonderfully. We’ve had our action episodes (the pilot still being the standout) and we’ve had our character […]Read more "The Walking Dead – ‘The Big Scary U’ Review"
The Walking Dead follows up last week’s episode with an action packed hour of TV. Four groups of the Rick team carry out attacks on Saviour outposts, but not all will make it unscathed. Plus a familiar face makes a (somewhat) welcome return…Read more "The Walking Dead – ‘The Damned’ Review"
We here on this blog signalled the Vince Vaughn-aissance back when he was in the criminally under-rated second season of True Detective. Well now it seems everyone else has stood up and taken notice.
Vaughn stars in the latest film from Bone Tomahawk director S. Craig Zahler, which currently sits on Rotten Tomatoes with a remarkable 94%. But is it as good as the critics are saying?Read more "Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) Review"
The Walking Dead is back! Read the review to see how we rated the season 8 premiere…Read more "The Walking Dead – ‘Mercy’ Review"
To take on the legacy of Blade Runner is possibly one of the most difficult jobs a director could ever face. Even for someone as renowned as Denis Villeneuve, it could spell career suicide. Does Blade Runner 2049 fall massively short of it’s predecessor? Or does it do the impossible thing and surpass it?Read more "Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review"
It’s been a very interesting year for Stephen King fans. Who’d have thought with the dead-on-arrival The Dark Tower at the beginning of the year, we’d now have one of the very best King adaptations with It? So which way does Netflix’s new King adaptation, Gerald’s Game, go?Read more "Gerald’s Game (2017) Review"
Attempting to adapt any Stephen King story is a perilous task. But for one as iconic as It, it’s near impossible.
And with It’s numerous behind-the-scene bust ups and exits, is it even possible for director Andrés Muschietti to create a good, perhaps, even great, film?Read more "It (2017) Review"