A quick review of of the surprisingly controversial (but not surprisingly maligned) Peter Rabbit.
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)"
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"