Space Jam : A New Legacy. Novelty That Works For No One.

There’s a sense of organic magnetism to the original Space Jam. It’s the kind of truly bizarre marketing man fever dream conceived between lines of cocaine that could only exist in 1996. It’s not good in any way but also the kind of bizarre artefact that is hard to ignore once seen. 25 years laterContinue reading “Space Jam : A New Legacy. Novelty That Works For No One.”

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. Quick Review

Sometimes viewers question why a sequel even exists. This follows up to 2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a perfect example. The original film coasted by on lazy chemistry. Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson were simply playing versions of their existing media personas. More importantly, the film just wasn’t very good. That said it madeContinue reading “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. Quick Review”

Synchronic. Quick Review.

This indie sci-fi thriller starring Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan got some mixed reviews when it opened on PVOD in the UK. That said the critics who got on board seemed to champion it. It immediately went on this viewers watch list. Having rented and watched the film It’s easy to see why it’s comeContinue reading “Synchronic. Quick Review.”

Moxie. Paragraph Review

Haley Robinson creates a school magazine in an attempt to tackle sexism in this Amy Poehler directed Netflix high school comedy. Given the central theme, it’s no surprise that the issues dealt with in the narrative are important. Unfortunately, The film doesn’t present or tackle the inequality or sexism it’s trying to address, in aContinue reading “Moxie. Paragraph Review”

Yes Day. Quick Review.

In 2008 this critic had just met a new befriender. he very quickly established he’s love for cinema by going on various cinema trips with them. His first one was to see the Jim Carrey vehicle Yes Man. Relatively unremarkable PG-13 comedy readers might say. That might be the case. However, imagine watching the sceneContinue reading “Yes Day. Quick Review.”

The Bee Gees. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? Quick Review.

Sometimes even if a film doesn’t hold a great deal of immediate appeal a potential viewer will have heard enough good things about it to give it a chance. That was this critics impression consistently seeing this acclaimed Bee Gees documentary presence in the list of films available for cheap rental with Amazon Prime. TheContinue reading “The Bee Gees. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? Quick Review.”

Downfalls High. (Machine Gun Kelly.) Quick Review.

Machine Gun Kelly’s Tickets To My Downfall has been a huge guilty pleasure for this critic since its release. The man can barely sing and the lyrics are about as basic as you can get for its genre of pop-punk but the hooks and production sound great. In concept jumping on the visual album trendContinue reading “Downfalls High. (Machine Gun Kelly.) Quick Review.”

The Witches. (2020) Review.

After recently discussing elements of Robert Rodriguez’s strange career in this critic’s piece on We Can be Heroes another Hollywood Robert whose career is proverbially all over the place would be Zemeckis. Zemeckis has a few classic films under his belt that he will always have a place in film history. Unfortunately, for the mostContinue reading “The Witches. (2020) Review.”

The King of Staten Island. Quick Review

Pete Davidson stars in this partially autobiographical slice of life slacker comedy from Judd Apatow. This viewer/ critic wasn’t overly familiar with Davidson outside of his connection to Ariana Grande before watching the film which is a good showcase for his comedic talent. Like all Judd Apatow directional effort, the narrative feels far too shaggyContinue reading “The King of Staten Island. Quick Review”

The Prom. Movie Review

Having seen both seasons of The Politician and the abysmal ( outside of Jim Parsons performance) Hollywood it’s fair to say this critic has not enjoyed the majority of the Ryan Murphy Netflix content he has seen. This is material built for Stan armies to fawn over regardless of objective quality or ethical questions thatContinue reading “The Prom. Movie Review”