2015 has been the year of the spy film. We’ve had January’s excellent Kingsman: The Secret Service, June’s surprise comedy hit Spy, July’s brilliant Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and August’s underrated 60’s thriller The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Now, the ultimate secret agent James Bond returns to rightfully take his place upon the espionage-movie throne. … More Spectre Review
After the previous two extraordinary episodes, it was difficult to imagine The Walking Dead being able to sustain such high quality throughout its sixth season. While this episode – titled ‘Thank You’ isn’t as insane as the previous two, it’s certainly just as action packed and even more emotional. … More The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 3 Spoiler Review – ‘Thank You’
Can somebody change the world and still be a good person? That’s the question posed by Steve Jobs, the most recent film about the late great founder of billion dollar company Apple. While he was responsible for repeatedly revolutionising technology, Jobs didn’t have a reputation for being a particularly nice guy. His gigantic genius and polarizing personality are both on full display in this riveting, unconventional drama starring Michael Fassbender in the titular role. … More Steve Jobs Review
After last episode’s colossal cliff-hanger, the next installment of The Walking Dead could not come soon enough as fans worldwide have been waiting for seven days to find out what happened to Rick and co when the brave plan went wrong. … More The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 2 – ‘JSS’ Spoiler Review
Check out my spoiler review for this episode here After last episode’s colossal cliff-hanger, the next installment of The Walking Dead could not come soon enough as fans worldwide have been waiting for seven days to find out what happened to Rick and co when the brave plan went wrong. Well, here’s the bad news. In … More The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 2 Review (No Spoilers!) – ‘JSS’
Sporting biopics are usually inspirational and uplifting accounts of an athlete’s struggle to make it to the top. The Program is a different breed as it tells the story of arguably the sporting world’s biggest ever scandal – how American cycling icon Lance Armstrong cheated his way to become the most successful man in the sport. Director Stephen Frears details how Armstrong overcame cancer to win cycling’s most prestigious race, the Tour De France, 7 times by way of using performance enhancing drugs. … More The Program Review
Visionary director Guillermo Del Toro has given the world many cinematic treats including his breakthrough effort, the dark fantasy Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), supernatural superhero flicks in the Hellboy franchise and big budget robot-vs-monster mayhem in Pacific Rim (2012). The Mexican returns to his gothic roots with his new film Crimson Peak.
Set in late 19th century New York, Crimson Peak stars Mia Wasikowska (2010’s Alice in Wonderland) as Edith Cushing, an aspiring author whose fiction about ghosts is inspired by a traumatic childhood haunting. She’s the daughter of wealthy self-made industrialist Carter Cushing (Jim Beaver). … More Crimson Peak Review
After last week’s opener kicked things off in a strong way, this week’s episode further suggests that season 2 of the Flash will be just as good as the first, if not even better. Titled “Flash of Two Worlds” the episode picks up straight where the last one ended with Jay Garrick (Teddy Sears) announcing … More The Flash Season 2 Episode 2 Review (No Spoilers!) – “Flash of Two Worlds”
The UK has many dark corners in its history which it would prefer to keep well under wraps but thankfully Suffragette lifts the lid on one of the nation’s most ugliest and immoral periods.
Before 1918, the male dominated society meant that women weren’t entitled to vote until a radical group of frustrated ladies – labelled suffragettes – used both peaceful and violent protests to enforce change. Suffragette tells the story of how a group of the movement’s foot soldiers kick started the revolution for equality. … More Suffragette Review
It’s back! The beloved zombiepacalypse drama returns for its sixth season and this hour long episode kick things off with a bang. The opener, titled “First Time Again”, deals with the aftermath of last season’s ending as some of the residents of the safe haven village Alexandria are still angry and confused about Rick’s (Andrew … More The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 1 Review (No Spoilers!) – “First Time Again”