Originally I started this list not as a list at all, but rather as a quick review of Sam Raimi’s underrated neo-noir A Simple Plan, which released 21 years ago today on the 11th September 1998. But the more I wrote, the more I kept getting back to one point in particular; Bill Paxton was a fantastic […]
Read More The Top 5 Bill Paxton Performances
Bastille Day (or The Take) sees Idris Elba play against type as a tough as nails, gruff CIA agent. Ok so it’s not super original but it’s still very entertaining.
Read More 100 Words or Less – Bastille Day (The Take) (2016)
2016 was a mixed year for film by many accounts. But look past the disappointments and you’ll find a whole host of soon-to-be-classics. Here are the MyCreativeRamblings Top 5…
Read More The 5 Best Films of 2016
As it’s the first of the spin-offs set in the Star Wars universe, Rogue One has a lot riding on it. Not only will it be the connecting piece between the prequels and the originals, it needs to show that there is an audience for a Star Wars film that doesn’t feature the Jedi.
WARNING – MAJOR SPOILERS!
Read More Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Review
This has been a pretty grim season, with all of our main characters in one way or another being crushed under Negan’s heel. Rick especially is far from the murdering badass of previous seasons. But that’s fine, the characters need to be thoroughly broken before they can satisfyingly “rise up”. This midseason finale, one of the best they’ve done, not only offers real hope but makes all the hardship of the previous six episodes worth it.
Read More The Walking Dead – ‘Hearts Still Beating’ Review
Brad Pitt! Marion Cotillard! The war-torn 1940’s and international espionage, all directed by Robert Zemeckis. Before it even begins, this film has a lot of things working in its favour.
Read More Allied (2016) Review
We take another departure (again!) from Rick and the gang to spend a little time with Tara, who is unaware of the recent goings-on in Alexandria. Is this episode an interesting look at a character we haven’t seen very much of, or are the writers testing our patience?
Read More The Walking Dead – ‘Swear’ Review
It broke records in it’s home country and was a hit at Cannes, but does Train to Busan add something new to a well trodden genre or is it just ‘Snowpiercer with zombies’?
Read More Train to Busan (Bu-san-haeng) (2016) Review
The second episode of season 7 is the antithesis of the grim (but thrilling) opening episode. It offers that one thing is often lacking from The Walking Dead; happiness.
Read More The Walking Dead – ‘The Well’ Review
Tom Cruise is back as Jack Reacher, this time in an adaptation of the eighteenth book in the Jack Reacher series, ‘Never Go Back’. The first film was an awesome and underrated action flick with solid performances and an enthralling mystery, how does this one compare?
Read More Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Review