Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Review

“Kingsman: The Secret Service”, a gleefully disrespectful, violent and funny action reworking of “My Fair Lady” was an unexpected delight, right up until it ended on a decidedly bum note. Regrettably, in tuning up for the sequel, write Jane Goldman and director Matthew Vaughan have taken that same note as the opening for their latest…

Stalled (2014) Review

A minimalist horror comedy, “Stalled” could be viewed as a horror version of “Waiting For Godot”. With zombies. In a toilet.  If you squint a bit, maybe. A blackly comic take on the zombie trope, it tells the story of a hapless maintenance worker who gets trapped in the ladies’ toilets of an office building…

World War Z (2013) Review

Okay, first things first: I’ve never been a huge zombie fan. I watched the first season of “The Walking Dead” but got bored a couple of episodes into season 2 and left it there. But where “The Walking Dead” tells the story of a small group of people against the (largely implied) backdrop of a…