”Chaos Starts Now” – Chaos Walking (Film Review)

Posted by - March 29, 2021
Doug Liman’s Chaos Walking has been a long time coming. Filmed in 2017, the film was deemed un-releasable by Lionsgate at the time and the studio ordered reshoots in 2018 to improve on the Tom Holland – Daisy Ridley - starring sci-fi epic. Now, over 3 years after principal photography wrapped, the world finally sees

“What Do 16-Year-Olds Care About?” – Moxie (Film Review)

Posted by - March 1, 2021
Amy Poehler might be one of the funniest women to grace our planet. Her comic delivery and timing are incomparable as is her ability to craft a joke that’ll make your belly hurt from laughing. In 2019, Poehler directed the amusing, but forgettable Wine Country for Netflix and now returns to the streaming giant with

Reclaiming the Rotten: Steven Spielberg’s Hook

Posted by - December 2, 2020
Each month, we at FilmHounds take a look at a director’s back catalogue and pick their lowest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes and ask ourselves – why? Why is it their least loved among critics? Regardless, we attempt to see the good in it. This Month: Steven Spielberg’s HOOK (1991) Rating: 20% “I’d like to

“We all float down here!” Stephen King’s IT at 30

Posted by - November 18, 2020
The legendary horror story of Pennywise and the Losers’ Club celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, following the release of the hit mini-series in November 1990. An adaptation of Stephen King’s award-winning 1986 novel, this tormenting and frightful narrative has stood the test of time and is arguably some of King’s most recognisable and memorable

Reclaiming the Rotten: Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise

Posted by - November 2, 2020
Each month, we at FilmHounds take a look at a director’s back catalogue and pick their lowest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes and ask ourselves – why? Why is it their least loved among critics? Regardless, we attempt to see the good in it. This Month: Ben Wheatley’s HIGH-RISE (2015) Rating: 60% (with an audience

Why Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes Films Are Underrated Adaptations

Posted by - October 27, 2020
With their recent re-release on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray, as well as confirmation from new director Dexter Fletcher that Sherlock Holmes 3, which is still currently scheduled for December 2021, has been put on the back burner once more due to Covid-19 complications, it seems a good time to revisit Guy Ritchie’s re-imagining of the

Nurse Ratched and Her Unwanted Origin Story

Posted by - September 29, 2020
Milos Forman’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is an undeniable classic. Based on the book by Ken Kesey, it presents a very candid look at the state of mental institutions in the 1970s. Jack Nicholson does his best to steal every scene he’s in as the devious and perpetually outgoing R.P. McMurphy, a man