Summer Of 84 (2018) is a blast – from the perfectly recreated past.

Summer Of 84 (2018) is a blast – from the perfectly recreated past.

Style often threatens to overshadow substance in this entertaining and rewardingly dark serial killer thriller as its slavish devotion to perfectly recreating its 1980s setting sometimes takes the focus off the characters and story. Riding that wave of nostalgia for the likes of “The Goonies” that’s seen “Stranger Things” become such a hit, “The Summer ..

The Christmas Chronicles (2018) Review

The Christmas Chronicles (2018) Review

So cheesy and corny it’s almost the movie equivalent of cinema nachos, “The Christmas Chronicles” is a good old-fashioned magical Christmas fable, the kind it feels like they don’t make any more. Luckily, it has Kurt Russell to add some jalapeno heat to proceedings. When Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy (Judah Lewis) catch sight of ..

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) proves that more is less.

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) proves that more is less.

I was a huge fan of “The Babysitter” when it debuted on Netflix three years ago and it pains me to say that while the original was an unexpected delight, this belated follow-up is an unlooked-for disappointment. Years on from the events of the first movie, Cole (Judah Lewis) is still traumatised by the events ..