The Witches

“Witches Are Real” – The Witches (Film Review)

Posted by - October 26, 2020
In the second half of director Robert Zemeckis's new adaptation of Roald Dahl classic The Witches, the villainous Grand High Witch (Anne Hathaway) has requested that she and her fellow members of the International Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children be served pea soup, without garlic. The result, a waiter tells Octavia Spencer's

“What’s a Scorpion Got That I Haven’t?” – Dolittle (Film Review)

Posted by - February 3, 2020
There's always a lot of talk at this time of year about the possibility of big actors Norbit-ing themselves. The term comes from the Oscars in 2007, in which Eddie Murphy's expected Best Supporting Actor win for Dreamgirls didn't come off, with some of the responsibility placed on the fact his terrible multi-role comedy came

“Our Lives Are Mostly Gonna Suck Now” – Instant Family (Film Review)

Posted by - February 18, 2019
I thought I had Instant Family pegged from its marketing campaign. It was sold on the basis of brightly coloured cinematography and two comedy stalwarts in Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne, complete with a lightly absurd premise. That campaign, however, sells a different film to the one that Daddy's Home director Sean Anders has made.