Movie Review: Silverado (1985)

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn and Danny Glover Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan A group of misfit friends travel together towards the town of Silverado where they are targeted for different reasons by the corrupt sheriff and his deputies. They must band together and put right the injustices that they have faced. I generally don’t watch […]

Movie Review: Moonstruck (1987)

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage and Olympia Dukakis Directed by: Norman Jewison Loretta Castorini finds herself in a bit of a sticky situation when she falls in love with the brother of the man she is meant to marry. Ever since watching Mask way back in February, which I still can’t believe was so long ago […]

Movie Review: Christopher Robin (2018)

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Bronte Carmichael Directed by: Marc Foster An adult Christopher Robin who is very career driven and less focused on his family life bumps into childhood friend Winnie the Pooh who teaches Christopher how to play again. Upon hearing of Christopher Robin’s release I had no real desire to watch […]

Movie Review: Highlander (1986)

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Clancy Brown and Sean Connery Directed by: Russell Mulcahy An immortal Scottish swordsman who has lived through centuries battling against people like him when he finds himself against his final opponent, a bloodthirsty barbarian who lists after the coveted ‘prize’ for being the last immortal standing. I have always heard of Highlander […]

Movie Review: Octane (2003)

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, Norman Reedus and Jonathan Rhys Meyers Directed by: Marcus Adams While on a late night road trip home, Senga Wilson and her rebellious daughter make one too many pit stops and after an argument her daughter disappears and leaves with a group of bizarre psychopaths and Senga must get her daughter back […]

Movie Review: Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum and Maika Monroe Directed by: Roland Emmerich 20 years after Earth’s first encounter with the alien species comes a second attack which is much larger than the first. Will the human race manage to survive the second onslaught? I will start off by saying that I absolutely love the first […]

Movie Review: Leatherface (2017)

Starring: Sam Strike, Vanessa Grasse and Stephen Dorff Directed by: Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury A group of teenagers escape from a mental hospital with a hostage in tow as they are being pursued by a vengeful sheriff. They start to run rampage through Texas as we bare witness to the origins of the legendary […]

Movie Review: A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)

Starring: Simon Pegg, Amara Karan and Paul Freeman Directed by: Cristian Mills and Chris Hopewell A crime writer who began researching old Victorian time serial killers has given himself an irrational fear of everything. He’s a paranoid wreck and is nervous to carry out the simplest of day to day tasks but he must face […]

Movie Review: The Limehouse Golem (2016)

Starring: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke and Douglas Booth Directed by: Juan Carlos Medina Lizzie Cree awaits her sentence for the death of her husband John, while inspector Kildare of Scotland Yard suspects that he may have been responsible for the deaths of many people in Victorian London and known as ‘The Limehouse Golem’ which was […]

Movie Review: Midnight Express (1978)

Starring: Brad Davis, Randy Quaid and John Hurt Directed by: Alan Parker The real life story of William Hayes who was caught trying to smuggle drugs out of Turkey and thrown in jail to be made an example out of. Midnight Express started off tense and full of drama as we experience William Hayes, played […]

Movie Review: Sharknado (2013)

Starring: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid and Cassandra Scerbo Directed by: Anthony C. Ferrante When a bizarre hurricane hits the coast of California it brings with it an entirely different threat. Sharks, nature’s deadliest killer are swept into the hurricane and are thrown across Los Angeles as they begin to terrorise people in the ever flooding […]

Movie Review: Life as We Know It (2010)

Starring: Josh Duhamel, Katherine Heigl and Josh Lucas Directed by: Greg Berlanti Holly and Eric are set up on a blind date by their best friends which goes horribly wrong. Three years down the line their best friends Peter and Allison have had a baby but are both killed in a car accident and they’ve […]

August 2018…Movie Roundup

After a rather unproductive month last month in terms of movie watching I sure made up for it over the course of August having watched 28 movies. It would have been more but I took a few days out last weekend to attend one of my best friends weddings which was a great day all […]

Movie Review: The Devil’s Mistress (2016)

Starring: Tatiana Pauhofova, Karl Markovics and Gedeon Burkhard Directed by: Filip Renc The life and career of Czech film actress Lida Baarova who happened to fall in love with high ranking Nazi official Joseph Goebbels. The Devil’s Mistress depicts both the rise to stardom and fall from grace of Lida who was involved in one […]

Movie Review: Testament of Youth (2014)

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harrington and Taron Egerton Directed by: James Kent A young upper class British woman by the name of Vera Brittain recalls her experience through the First World War. A story of love, loss and confusion as Vera has to deal with the cold harsh realities of the destructive nature of war. […]

Movie Review: Like Father (2018)

Starring: Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammar and Seth Rogen Directed by: Lauren Miller Rogen After being left at the altar for working too much and too hard, Rachel drunkenly decides to go on her honeymoon cruise but is joined by her estranged father who she hasn’t seen since she was 5 years old. Netflix have become […]

Movie Review: Extinction (2018)

Starring: Michael Pena, Lizzy Caplan and Mike Colter Directed by: Ben Young A father is plagued by a recurring dream of loss and invasion so much so that it begins to affect his home life and work. He keeps dreaming that an alien race comes to Earth and begin annihilating the human race and his […]

Movie Review: Chasing Mavericks (2012)

Starring: Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler and Elisabeth Shue Directed by: Michael Apted and Curtin Hanson The inspirational true story of Jay Moriarity, the surfing phenomenon who became a sensation within the sport for daring to dream. At 15 he is taken under the wing of Frosty Hesson who is to teach him how to ride […]