5 years after the first Creepshow, the Creep is back with a new set of varied and terrifying stories. With the director changed and only 3 stories this around, does Creepshow 2 live up to it’s predecessor?
Vince Flynn’s super-successful espionage book series gets it’s first cinematic outing in the enjoyably violent American Assassin.Read more "100 Words or Less – American Assassin (2017)"
The latest VOD offering from the greatest actor of all time, Nicolas Cage.Read more "100 Words or Less – 211 (2018)"
A quick review of of the surprisingly controversial (but not surprisingly maligned) Peter Rabbit.Read more "100 Words or Less – Peter Rabbit (2018)"
Chow Yun-fat’s first Hollywood action film and Antoine Fuqua’s directorial debut – is it any good?Read more "100 Words or Less – The Replacement Killers (1998)"
A short essay analysing how the mock-documentary genre uses the conventions of it’s grown up brother, the documentary, to add a sense of realism and believability.Read more "How do mock-documentaries use documentary conventions to convey a sense of verisimilitude?"
In anticipation of Shane Black’s upcoming Predator sequel, this essay takes a look back at his directorial debut and what it can tell us about postmodernism through it’s uses of noir tropes and themes.Read more "Postmodernism, neo-noir and Shane Black’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)"