Category Archives: Film review

The Meg – a review

The Meg is a hoot of an action snapper. It’s hilarious for all the wrong reasons, mirthful for the right reasons. Why it’s showing in your local multiplex is easy to understand. The short sleeve shirts that walk around office … Continue reading

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The Incredibles 2 – a review

Holiday fare at your local multiplex, and a few art house cinemas too hoping to cash in on this summer’s biggest grossing family film by pushing out superior work. Hard to believe the first The Incredibles was released in 2004, … Continue reading

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Sicario 2 – a review

I chose the publicity still above because the image gives a good impression of the look to the follow-up of the superb Sicario of 2015. The cold evening light on a day’s desert heat silhouettes the dusty figure of a hired … Continue reading

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Western – a review

Western – a title meant to be symbolic – reminds me in some ways of the Polish workers I have around me as I write this review, grouped to assist with the heavy construction work recreating a Roman garden. They chatter … Continue reading

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Hereditary – a review

Choosing a film depends a lot on one’s mood on the day. I glimpse at headlines as a kind of insurance that the choice of film I want to see will be half-decent at worst and I won’t feel cheated … Continue reading

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Jurassic World – a review

On my first visit to a Hollywood studio to pitch a project the executives were sufficiently impressed with the computer requirements in one project to have an employee show me around the premises and meet staff. One of the places I … Continue reading

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Revenge – a review

The creator of this exploitation movie, a woman, is asking us to think seriously about the pornography of sex but is she asking us to think about the pornography of violence? I’m not so sure. I hae ma doots. The film … Continue reading

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