Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Dark Side Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Dark Side Review

Star Wars: The Last JediDark Side Review There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? There is a stirring of fears, long thought extinct. Fears that “Star Wars” could once again fall to the dark side. Fears that may lead to anger. After you saw it, how did you feel? Darkness? Light? A balance? ..

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Review

This spoiler-free Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review is calling to you. Just let it in… Wisely choosing to open not with Disney’s fairy tale castle in place of the Fox fanfare but simply the Lucasfilm logo followed by the    ‘A long time ago…’ introduction, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” takes us back to ..

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) Review

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) Review

The original “Pacific Rim” was a deceptively simple rock-‘em, sock-‘em giant robots versus giant monsters movie, blessed with a sumptuous visual elegance, an ocular feast of inky darkness and shadows and iridescent neons and a sly, witty self-awareness that knew just how to push its outlandish premise. It’s sequel, on the other hand, drags the ..

Detroit (2017) is a timely, powerful but ultimately hollow experience. #Review

With serendipitous timing and real world resonance that borders on opportunistic, “Detroit” arrives in cinemas to emphasise the perilous nature of present day America and it’s far too recent shameful past. Detroit, 1967. The city is in the grip of growing discontent which is spilling over into racially-charged rioting driven by large scale disaffection and ..

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019) Review

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019) Review

You don’t have to be Yoda to sense ‘much fear’ in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker If the “Star Wars” prequels have taught us anything, it’s that near-universally reviled trilogies will only be reconsidered and re-evaluated once there is a new trilogy to strike down with all of the hatred. With “The Rise Of ..

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Light Side Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Light Side Review

Star Wars: The Last JediLight Side Review It was a curious feeling, as I sat in my seat willing the adverts and trailers to hurry up and finish, to realise that – despite the huge presence “Star Wars” has had in my life – this would only be the eighth time in my entire life ..

The Circle (2017) Review

The Circle (2017) Review

Available right now on Netflix, this 2017 techno-thriller seems to have a lot going for it: a cast that includes Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan, John Boyega and Bill Paxton in his final role and a plot focussed on subject matter lifted directly from news headlines. So it’s something of a surprise that it ..