Life is exactly what this film needed in order to succeed. It’s a shame too because it comes close to being really good and whilst it has its moments, it never quite gets there.
In Power Rangers, five teenagers become infused with alien powers, which they must master to save the world.
Batman must overcome his fear of working with others to save Gotham from an onslaught of villains in The LEGO Batman Movie.
After a 5 year hiatus, David Lynch returns with Inland Empire, a work so surreal it makes his 2001 masterpiece, Mulholland Drive, look like a linear and straightforward narrative. A film so intense, that it develops a mind of its own. Going deeper and deeper into the nightmare, the Lynchian comeback blurs the line between what’s real and what’s not.
Kong, the king of the movie monsters make a humungous comeback in the action-packed creature-feature, Kong: Skull Island.
The First, the Last features characters that could fit right at home in a Tarantino film, without the same level of entertainment value.
Slow-burn horror films get mixed responses almost every time one is released and recently, The Witch (2015) was a good example of how well it can be done. Daguerrotype, whilst not in the same class, can be put under the same category and it almost succeeds, falling slightly short due to a messy screenplay.
Logan sees Hugh Jackman reprise his role as Wolverine for the very last time, in what is the best film to come out of the X-Men cinematic universe.
In Miss Sloane, Elizabeth Sloane, one of the most revered lobbyists in Washington, takes on her greatest opponent yet; the gun lobby.
The Family recounts the shocking true story of a Victorian-based cult led by the alluring Anne Hamilton-Byrne, as told by former cult members and former lead detective Lex De Man.
Animal carcasses, purple nail polish, harsh, remote mountains, and a giggly 13-year-old girl. To view these facets of the 2016 documentary The Eagle Huntress in isolation, is to assume that they wouldn’t mesh ‘properly’ together. After all, what would the bleak Altai mountains have to do with a female living through her first year of teenagerdom? Plenty, as you soon will learn.
Acclaimed director Zhang Yimou’s The Great Wall lacks any real substance, but it does compensate with some stunning visuals and exciting action sequences.
Hidden Figures is the remarkable true story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, and how they helped the USA send a man into space.