Diana: The Musical Has to Be Seen To Be Believed.

This viewer rarely watches something that he would class as inexplicably terrible and simultaneously such a bizarre off-the-wall creation and that it has to be seen to be believed. The best recent examples in film terms include Colin Trevorrow’s astoundingly misjudged The Book of Henry. There’s also David Frankel’s unbelievably ill-conceived Collateral Beauty. Housed withinContinue reading “Diana: The Musical Has to Be Seen To Be Believed.”

Here Today. Quick Review.

Here is a Billy Crystal vanity project. He co-writes, directs and plays the lead, in this dramedy a veteran Late night comedy writer and early onset dementia patient. He develops an unlikely friendship with accidental lunch date Tiffany Haddish in this decidedly schmaltzy melodrama. The film is also a member of a strange collection ofContinue reading “Here Today. Quick Review.”

The Night House. Quick Review.

In terms of recent horror releases NiaDaCostas spiritual Candyman sequel is the film that has got all the buzz and platforms as of recently This watcher wanted to flag up a better film that is not getting the platform it deserves. The Night House is a slice of modern supernatural horror starring Rebecca Hall. SheContinue reading “The Night House. Quick Review.”

Cinderella (Kay Cannon 2021) Review.

The week this new incarnation of Cinderella was Released on Amazon a video went viral on Twitter. Co-star James Corden was doing one of his manufactured flash mobs for The Late Late Show with fellow cast members. That’s not the important bit. There is a site everyone who has been unfortunate enough to see thisContinue reading “Cinderella (Kay Cannon 2021) Review.”

Pig. Review.

This author is a huge fan of the Edinburgh Film Festival. He has attended multiple Pixar screenings and as well as other events down the years enter the always enjoyed himself Knowing that the event was coming back in 2020 with a partially in-person programme This author was keen. to take part. Unfortunately, he didContinue reading “Pig. Review.”

Nine Perfect Strangers. Episodes 1-3 Review.

This viewer will admit to not being overly familiar with David E Kelly’s pre-Big Little Lies creative CV. It comes from an era before this watcher was viewing a lot of prestigious TV. Having covered a lot of his post-Big Little Lies work Kelly’s MO in 2021 has become staggeringly obvious. Take a basic airportContinue reading “Nine Perfect Strangers. Episodes 1-3 Review.”

Stilwater. Quick Review. (Suggestive Spoilers)

Matt Damon plays an oil rig worker travelling from Oklahoma to Marseilles France. He is investigating the case that resulted in his daughter Abigail Breslin getting imprisoned. Sounds like a fairly typical Oscar bait injustice correction drama right. In a lot of ways it is. However what if this critic said that Stilwater please likeContinue reading “Stilwater. Quick Review. (Suggestive Spoilers)”

Masters of the Universe. Revelation. Part 1 Expectation VS Subversiveness. (FULL SPOILERS)

This critic has no particular emotional attachment to either He-Man or Kevin Smith. The main reason he knows about the latter( aside from some broad cultural osmosis) is the ubiquity of the He-Man/4 Non-Blondes meme on the early internet. So why did he watch the new sequel series that crosses over two creative forces heContinue reading “Masters of the Universe. Revelation. Part 1 Expectation VS Subversiveness. (FULL SPOILERS)”

Riders of Justice. Quick Review.

This odd Danish thriller starring Mads Mikkelsen has been kicking around and building buzz on the festival circuit for a while. It’s hard to work out what to say about it. It does begin with events that result in Mikkelsen’s central character losing his wife. From that point, it’s a decidedly strange mix of blackContinue reading “Riders of Justice. Quick Review.”

Monster Hunter. Quick Review.

To a certain audience the fact Paul WS Anderson costs his wife Milla Jovovich in everything and special houses in consistently terribly reviewed video game movies is something of a meme at this point. This critic has been lucky enough to avoid the six live-action Resident Evil films. That said he did go into theirContinue reading “Monster Hunter. Quick Review.”