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.
The sequel to one of the biggest musical films and stage shows of all time, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again probably doesn’t need to do much to impress long-time fans. But as someone who hated the original, let’s see if it can win me over.Read more "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Review"
Love it or hate it (or just think that Batman Begins is the superior film), Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight is about to hit 10 years old. In honour of that fact, here’s an essay I did analysing the British Media’s strange outrage at the film’s 12A rating.Read more "The Dark Knight at 10 – An In-depth Look at the British Media’s Call for Censorship"
Leave No Trace is an excellent story of survival, featuring two phenomenal lead performances.Read more "Leave No Trace (2018) Review"
And now for something completely different… an essay I wrote a couple years back during my film degree at Uni.Read more "Analysing the cult status of John Carpenter’s ‘Big Trouble in Little China’ (1986)"
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a the strangest movie in the Jurassic Park franchise but after the original it’s certainly the best. It’t won’t be for everyone however…Read more "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Review"
Possibly the first Star Wars film that most fans don’t actually want, ‘Solo’ is far better than you might have expected.Read more "Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review"