The Final Girls (2015) Review

The Final Girls (2015) Review

Virgin on the ridiculous, The Final Girls succeeds thanks to a slick understanding of its target. Nineteen years ago, “Scream” turned the slasher movie genre on its head by introducing a bunch of movie-savvy teen protagonists, in a self-aware, metatextual commentary on the horror movies of the 80s to great effect. “The Final Girls” takes ..

Rampage (2018) makes a monkey out of the video game movie curse

Rampage (2018) makes a monkey out of the video game movie curse

Opening with a better version of the movie “Life” than “Life” itself managed to provide, “Rampage” sees perennial box-office bester Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson take on his most difficult opponent yet: a video game adaptation. When illegal space-based genetic experimentation crashes back down to Earth, it has an immediate and unfortunate effect on the wildlife. ..

The Sleepover (2020) offers us some familiar adventures in babysitting.

The Sleepover (2020) offers us some familiar adventures in babysitting.

There’s more than a whiff of ‘Disney Original Movie’ to Netflix’s latest offering, a family adventure caper which sees siblings Clancy and Kevin discover that their seemingly boring stay-at-home mum Margot is actually Mathilde, a former international jewel thief whose witness protection cover has been broken by her old gang. When Margot is blackmailed into ..