The law may be an ass, but The Mule (2019) is a real donkey.

It’s someone disingenuous for something this uninspired to proclaim it's ‘inspired by a true story’ but that doesn’t seem to discourage notorious empty chair haranguer Clint Eastwood from making a film for reactionary old men who like to yell at clouds. It’s a wannabe “Sicario – The Greatest Generation”, or the demographic antithesis of “Black … Continue reading The law may be an ass, but The Mule (2019) is a real donkey.

The Nun (2018) Review

I seem to be getting into the habit of watching horror movies at the cinema, so when the fifth instalment of arguably the 21st century’s second most successful cinematic universe gave me an opportunity to start the story in chronological order (I haven’t yet seen any of the Conjuring movies or spin-offs, it was time … Continue reading The Nun (2018) Review

The Final Girls (2015) Review

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 that post-modern ironic awareness to the next level by literally placing our cynical gang inside the … Continue reading The Final Girls (2015) Review