Mad Max: Fury Road Film Review

Mad Max: Fury Road [2016] 15, Action Director: George Miller Screenwriter: George Miller and Brendan McCarthy Starring: Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron So for anyone watching the 88th annual Academy Awards yesterday one name kept coming up, Mad Max: Fury Road. Having seen Mad Max in a time before I started the blog, and having watched the film again […]

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Spotlight Film Review

Spotlight [2016] 15, Drama Director: Tom McCarthy Screenwriter: Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer Starring: Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo and Stanley Tucci Spotlight is a film based on the investigations which shook a city. Back in 2002, the people of Boston woke up to scandal about child abuse in an institution that is very dear to many of […]

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Deadpool Film Review

Deadpool [2016] 15, Action Director: Tim Miller Screenwriter: Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Stefan Kapicic, Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin Deadpool is to superhero movies what Kingsman was to spy movies, fresh, funny and violent as hell. 20th Century Fox may have shot themselves in the foot back in 2009 with X-men origins: Wolverine, taking away the merch […]

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Dad’s Army Film Review

Dad’s Army [2016] PG, Comedy Director: Oliver Parker Screenwriter: Hamish McColl Starring: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ian Lavender, Frank Williams 39 years after the final episode and the home guard of Walmington-on-sea are back to go up against bulls, German spies and a movie remake. For the most part, it does these three things remarkable well […]

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Film Review

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi [2016] 15, Action Director: Michael Bay Screenwriter: Chuck Hogan Starring: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber It’s a Michael Bay action movie, is there anymore that needs to be said? Yes. 13 hours unlike, Bay’s previous true life tales fits this story perfectly.  Just like it was for the people on the ground in Benghazi […]

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