Polterheist Review

Polterheist throws two small time gangsters in to a race against the clock to recover stolen loot from one of their “colleagues”. The only slight problem, he’s dead! Seeking the advice of a psychic medium they contact him and so the mayhem ensues. Laced with tongue in cheek humour and surprising twists this film had…

Venom Review

The opening of a film is often used to set the tone for what will proceed. With Venom the entire first act is, well, boring! We spend half an hour (Felt like 2 hours!) getting to know the central characters, which would be fine, if they were worth getting to know. Riz Ahmed stars as…

A Star is Born Review

As you can guess from the title, in A Star is Born we see the rise of an extremely talented Ally (Lady Gaga) from waiting tables and singing in a drag bar to playing in front of thousands. She does this on the back of Jackson (Bradley Cooper) who spots her and is instantly taken…

Mile 22 Review

The biggest compliment I can pay this film is that as I drove home after seeing it, I genuinely found myself looking in the rear-view mirror ‘casing out’ the driver of the car behind me. It is a story of government espionage and covert operations with strong character development that pulls you in to the…

Crazy Rich Asians review

Crazy Rich Asians succeeds in blending a typical western romantic comedy with eastern culture to create something that feels almost fresh…. Almost! At its core this is a film about two people who are in love but come from different backgrounds in a class-based culture. The plot shows little originality and never really varies from…

The Predator (2018) review

The Predator slaps you in the face with poor science, cheesy and sometimes self-contradictory dialogue and bizarre human interactions. Does that make it a bad film? Weirdly…. no. If you stop analysing the poor science and ridiculous characters (I mean truly ridiculous!) you realise that it is an easy to watch sci-fi action film with…