”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
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“I Haven’t Forgotten How to Dream” – Come Away (Film Review)

Posted by - December 18, 2020
What if Peter not-yet-Pan and Alice not-yet-in-Wonderland were siblings? That's the central conceit of seasoned animation director Brenda Chapman's first live-action feature Come Away. In fact, it's just about all there is to the movie. Arriving quietly a week before Christmas, despite a glittering cast of A-listers, it's a sludgy, leaden disaster of an adventure.

A Pleasant Trip South of the Border – Gringo (DVD Review)

Posted by - August 10, 2018
It's been a while since I've seen a film like this. It seemed to be, back in the 90s, every other film was a Tarantino-esque or Shane Black-esque crime thriller with a sprawling cast of colourful characters having sometimes overwritten conversations in between bouts of hyperviolence but then new trends developed and this stopped being the