Coogan & Reilly disappear into Laurel & Hardy in the gentle biopic Stan & Ollie (2019)

Focussing in on the twilight of their illustrious careers, “Stan & Ollie” pays tribute to the beloved entertainers by taking an affectionate and bittersweet look behind the scenes at their last great collaboration: a music hall tour of the UK while trying to pull together one last motion picture deal. With the collective baggage of … Continue reading Coogan & Reilly disappear into Laurel & Hardy in the gentle biopic Stan & Ollie (2019)

Kill Command (2016) Review

If you’re expecting another “Robot Overlords” then you’re in for a bit of a treat. “Kill Command”, the debut feature from writer/ director Steven Gomez avoids starry names in favour of impressive special effects and a tight, muscular narrative that keeps things lean and mean. In the not too distant future, a group of Marines … Continue reading Kill Command (2016) Review

Monsters (2010) Review

Audacious in execution, Gareth Edwards’ debut feature is an impressive exercise in guerrilla filmmaking and an artistic battering ram which broke down the doors of Hollywood and gained him a seat at the biggest tables. From successfully reviving Hollywood’s “Godzilla” to being tapped to direct the eagerly anticipated “Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One”, he owes … Continue reading Monsters (2010) Review